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Loidis and Elmete: Or An Attempt to Describe Districts Described in those Words by Bede; etc. Also: Ducatus Leodiensis: or The Topography of the Ancient & Populous Town & Parish of Leedes etc, Musaeum Thoresbyanum by  Pedigrees by Chrisopher Bolland  Vicar of Whalley and Rector of Heysham in Lancashire; Addenda by Rev. Dr. George Hickes - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1816 - from Bailgate Books Ltd and Biblio.com

Loidis and Elmete: Or An Attempt to Describe Districts Described in those Words by Bede; etc. Also: Ducatus Leodiensis: or The Topography of the Ancient & Populous Town & Parish of Leedes etc, Musaeum Thoresbyanum

by Ralph Thoresby; Thomas Whitaker, Vicar of Whalley and Rector of Heysham in Lancashire; Addenda by Rev. Dr. George Hickes, Pedigrees by Chrisopher Bolland

Condition: Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket


Printed by B Dewhirst for Robinson, Son, and Houldsworth, Leeds and John Hurst, Wakefield, Leeds; Wakefield, 1816. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Volume I. Loidis and Elmete: Or, An Attempt to Describe Districts Described in those Words by Bede; and Supposed to Embrace the Lower Portions of Aredale and Wharfdale Together with the Entire Vale of Calder in the County of York. Volume II. Ducatus Leodiensis: or, The Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes and Parts Adjacent, in the West-Riding of the County of York. With the Pedigrees of Many of the Nobility and Gentry, and Other Matters Relating to Those Parts; Extracted from Records, Original Evidences, and Manuscripts. To Which is Added, at the Request of Several Learned Persons, A Catalogue of His Museum, with the Curiosities Natural and Artificial, and the Antiquities, Particularly the Roman, British, Saxon, Danish, Norman and Scotch Coins, With Modern Medals. Also A Catalogue of Manuscripts, the Various Editions of the Bible, and of Books Published in the Infancy of the art of Printing. With An Account of some unusual Accidents that have attended some Persons, attempted after the manner of Dr Plot. Two matching large folio volumes, full leather binding with gilt decoration and raised bands. Wear and loss at spine ends, Split in lower quarter of front joint in volume I, leather is rubbed. Sound binding. Volume I has modern book plate on inside of front cover and pasted in are various newspaper articles relating to William Dove, the Leeds Poisoning Case (Aug 1856). Handwriiten note on title page. Volume II has short split in leather on lower front joint. Light foxing to prelims, pages are otherwise clean. Decorated capitals throughout. Pages have a light aroma of tobacco smoke. Volume I contains: half-title page, frontis portrait, title-page with pasted vignette, text: 404pp, Appendix and Index: 88pp, Instructions to binder. Plates are: Portrait of the Author; Monument of Walker and Beckett; Trinity Church; Portrait of Re. Miles Atkinson; Portrait of William Hey Esq. (appendix) ; Leeds Library; Cloister Quadrangle of Kirkstall Abbey from the South West; North West Door of Kirkstall Abbey; Gledhow; Figure of Redwald, King of East Angles, in Painted Glass, at Osmundthorpe; Temple Newsom; Tomb of Scargill at Whitkirk; Monument of Lady Elizabeth Hastings; Nave and Ground Plan of Sherburne Church; Saxon Fortification at Berwick in Elmet; Tomb of Lord Dacre at Towton; Tomb of the Teutoniei or Tyas Family at Lede Chapel; Earth Work at Bardsey; Church ad Bardsey, Porch and Interior; Harewood Castle with the Ground Plan; Arch in the Hall of Harewood Castle; Armorial Bearings formerly in the Castle, Castle Chapel and the parish Church of Harewood (missing); Harewood House; Tomb of Lord Chief Justice Gasgoigne; Porch at Adel; Arch at the Entrance of the Choir in the Church of Adel; Norman Capitals in the Church of Adel; Roman Altars found at Adel; Monuments in the Church at Otley; Tomb of the Palmes Family in Otley Church; Gateway to the Flower Garden at Farnley; Bay Window & Flower Garden at Farnley; Nave and Part of the Choir of Guiseley Church; Room in which the Murder is supposed to have been committed in Calverley Hall; Chapel of Calverly Hall; Tomb of Mirfield at Batley; Howley Hall as it appeared when entire; Remains of Howley Hall; Ancient Doorways at Howley (hand written note at lower edge of page); Swillington Hall; Tomb and Monument of Sir Roberton Waterton; Tomb of Baron Saville and Sir Henry Saville his son at Methely; Tomb of Lionel Lord Welles at Methley; Saxon Sculptures at Dewsbury with a tomb of later date; Sculptured Stones form the Saxon Church at Dewsbury; Cross of Paulinus and Saxon Tomb at Dewsbury; Tomb of a Thornhill in the Church at Thornhill; Chapel and Monuments of the Saville Family in the Church at Thornhill; Tombs at Thornhill; Arms and Quarterings of Beaumont of Whitley Beaumont; Tomb of Sir Richard Beaumont at Kirkheat; Bewling Hall; Bowling Hall; Celts etc found near Halifax (colour); Statue of Archbishop Tillotson at Sowerby; Rev. William Sheepshanks (appendix); Bierley Hall. Vignettes include: St. Paul's Church; Leeds Infirmary; Skyrak Oak; Charters relating to Chapel Allerton; Cross at Sherburn Church; Arms and Inscription over the Entrance of Harewood Castle; North Elevation of the Church at Adel; Flower Garden Porch at Farnley; Tomb and Monument in the Church at Weston; Gateway at Howley Hall; Window in the Chapel at Liversedge Hall; Statue of King Oswald; Parish Church of Wakefield; Chantry on the Bridge at Wakefield; Remnant of the House of the Savilles at Thornhill; Fortification of Almonbury; Miryshaw; Halifax Church. Pedigrees inserted are: Oates of Leeds; Dixon; Lords of Harewood; Lascelles; Fawkes of Farnley; Dyneley of Bramhope; Stansfeld of Stansfeld Hall; Rookes of Roydes Hall; Vavasour of Weston; Tong of Tong; Tempest of Bracewell and Tong; Lowther of Lonsdale and Swillington; Savile of Mexborough; Beaumont of Whitley; Sheepshanks and York of Leeds (twice!); Sharp of Little Houghton (Horton) (missing); Smyth of Heath and Holbeck; Richardson of Bierley (appendix). Volume II. Frontis, title-page with pasted vignette; dedcation pages (4); dedication page to Peregrine-Hyde, Lord Marquis of Caermarthen etc (previous owners name hand written at top of page); Preface v-xvi; Life of the Author i-xvii; plate of Leeds; text of Ducatus Leodiensis, 268pp; Addenda, Apendix etc. Plates are: Portrait of Thoresby; The Prospect of Leeds from Knostrop Road; Portrait of Mr John Harrison; St. John's Church, Leeds; Parish Church, Leeds; Monument of Henry Thoresby, of Thoresby Esq.; Moot-Hall, Leeds (addenda); Plate of Coins in Catalogue of Antiquities, Roman Monies and Medals; Arms and Quarterings of the Danby's of Danby in the Appendix; Plate of Antiquities in the Rarities; Thorpe on the Hill. Vignettes include: West Door to Kirkstall Abbey, with Whitaker's Arms impaled with Thoresby's; The Grammar School, Leeds. Inserted Pedigrees are: Osborne, Wilson of Leeds (incl Beckett), Poole of Leeds & the Milnes of Wakefield and Fryston; Armytage of Kirklees; Totty of Allerton Gleadow; Howard, Duke of Norfolk; Milner of Pudsey; Hutton of Marske; Neviles of Holbeck and Chevet; Wentworth of Wooley and Hickleton; Hewley and Wolrich; Milner of Nun-Appleton; Blayds of Leeds & Oulton; Fentons of Leeds; Ingram, Lord Viscount Irwin; Wentworth, Earl of Strafford. Additional Pedigrees include: Dukes of Leeds; Sykes of Sykes Dyke; Copley; Harrison; Bathurst; Eyre; Simpson; Richardson; Revot; Neale; Thornton; Tomlinson; Rockley; Todd; Lawson; Dyneley; Scudamore; Sharp; Clifford; Boyle; Fairfax; Wombwell; Morris; Cooke; Hodgson; Perrot; Watkinson; Lodge; Pawson; Bright; Atkinson; Bland; Rodes; Portington; Washington; Spencer; Baynes; Iveson; Folkingham; Osmunde; Skelton; Thornhill; Calverley; Mauliverer; Torre; Hardwick; Passelew; Bourchier; Berehaughe; Brearey; Parker; Ashton; Malby; Beckwith; Hickes (penciled note); Ibbetson; Brudenell; Wade; Foxcroft; Kirke; Stanhope; Rawden; Hawkesworth; Gascoigne; Cary; Fletcher; Hopton; Stapleton; Ingleby; Farrer; Gale; Beeston; Bland; Darcy; Harebred; Saltonstall; Witham; Hastings; Lawson; Wharton; Matthew and Williams; Clayton; Pudsey; Kitchingman; Dickinson; Akeroyd. Size: Large folio. 2-volume set (complete). Contains many black and white illustrations. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: over 4 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50317061216.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..
  • Bookseller: Bailgate Books Ltd GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 50317061216
  • Title: Loidis and Elmete: Or An Attempt to Describe Districts Described in those Words by Bede; etc. Also: Ducatus Leodiensis: or The Topography of the Ancient & Populous Town & Parish of Leedes etc, Musaeum Thoresbyanum
  • Author: Ralph Thoresby; Thomas Whitaker, Vicar of Whalley and Rector of Heysham in Lancashire; Addenda by Rev. Dr. George Hickes, Pedigrees by Chrisopher Bolland
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed by B Dewhirst for Robinson, Son, and Houldsworth, Leeds and John Hurst, Wakefield
  • Place: Leeds; Wakefield
  • Date published: 1816
  • Keywords: BZDB4 NOISBN Yorkshire, British History, Architecture Yorkshire; Church & Ecclesiastical History; Architecture; Britain/UK; British History. Loidis and Elmete Or An Attempt to Describe Districts Described in those Words by Bede etc Also Ducatus Leodie
  • Bookseller catalogs: British History; Yorkshire; Church & Ecclesiastical History; Architecture;
  • Subjects: ARCHITECTURE / General; HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain;


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