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Joseph Nightingale
A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Salop; Containing an Account of its Towns, Castles, Antiquities, Churches, Monuments, Public Edifices, Picturesque Scenery, the Residences of the Nobility, Gentry, &C. Accompanied with Biographical Notices of Eminent and Learned Men to Whom This County Has Given Birth
London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1818. Leather. Very Good. 8.5" by 5". Not Stated. A very scarce topography and history of Shropshire, illustrated throughout, including with a folding map. A very scarce work.A detailed and fascinating topographical work and study into the history of the county of Salop, or Shropshire.Illustrated with a folding map to the frontispiece, and twenty-one plates. Collated, complete, with an additional plate bound facing page 83, 'Shrewsbury with the English and Coleham Bridges'.Written by Joseph Nightingale, a topographical writer and preacher.Prior owner's ink inscriptions to the front pastedown and to the recto to the front endpaper.Undated, dated from Jisc from a copy held at the University of Oxford Libraries. In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Minor rubbing to the boards, spine, and extremities. A few minor spots to the boards. Prior owner's ink inscriptions to the front pastedown and to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with spotting. Very Good
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]

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