The History of Richmond, in the County of York; including a description of the Castle, Friary, Easeby Abbey and other remains of Antiquity in the Neighbourhood.
by [Clarkson, Christopher 1758-1833]
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First edition. Printed by and for T. Bowman at The Albion Press; and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Cradock and Joy; and Newman and Co. London. 1814. 12mo. 436pp. 4 engraved plates. Folding plan of 'Easby Abbey'. Text illustrations. Subscribers' list. Contemporary half calf, relaid to spine, marbled boards, spine in six compartments with raised banding, gilt, leather label (minor corner loss to label). Marbled endpapers. Bookseller's plate: James Miles, Leeds. Light shelf wear, scuffing to corners, light foxing to title and light offsetting from plates. Errata has been corrected neatly to each relevant page. Published anonymously, the author's name appeared in the later edition of 1821.
Bookplate of F. Dinsdale to fep. Mr Dinsdale of Scorton is listed as a subscriber, marginal neat annotations and errata corrections in the volume are presumably in his hand. Frederick Dinsdale, Esq., LLJD. (d.1872) author of "The Teesdale Glossary," and other works (ref. Leeds University Library Special Collections)
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- The History of Richmond, in the County of York; including a description of the Castle, Friary, Easeby Abbey and other remains of Antiquity in the Neighbourhood.
- [Clarkson, Christopher 1758-1833]
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- Printed by and for T. Bowman at The Albion Press; and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Cradock and Joy; and Newman
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