History of Thirsk.

Printed: 1821

Publisher: Robert Peat. Thirsk

Edition: First edition

Dimensions 14 × 22 × 2 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 14 x 22 x 2

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Navy leather binding with gilt title and decoration on the spine. Gilt edging and embossed cross hatching on the boards. Spine has been rebacked at some time.

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180pp. Engraved frontispiece showing Thirsk Church, vignette of Byland Abbey on title page, and two further full-page engravings, one showing Rievalx (Rievaulx) Abbey and the other the font in South Kilvington Church; occasional other decorations in text. In its original binding. Half bound in leather over marbled card, five panels and title label on spine, marbled text block edges (boards worn, especially at edges, with some scuffing, marked around spine, title label mostly chipped away). Marked on endpapers, with cracked gutter after front endpaper. There are occasional notes written around text in copperplate hand which appear to give additional details and references to other articles. Otherwise internally just about fresh and bright. Binding is strong and square. An account of this history of Thirsk and its notable sites, and those of surrounding areas including Coxwold, Newburgh, Byland Abbey, Gormire, South Kilvington, Kirby Knowle, Leake, Mountgrace Abbey, Kirby Wiske, Leeming Lane, Sand Hutton, Topcliffe, Sessay, Birdforth and more

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