COLLECTIONS FOR THE HISTORY OF WORCESTERSHIRE
by Tredway Nash
Published by John White. 1799
Almost very good condition. Second edition with additions. Two volumes. Very large format. 18 x 11 inches. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations. Marbled endpapers and edges. Plates and pedigrees checked against book index and Upcott page 1330. Variations: Vol II - the book index calls for Kyre plate. This is a repeat of the one in Vol I (Upcott) but is not duplicated. Vol I has b/w frontis not in book index or Upcott. Vol I has illustrated title page with Bevere Elm (not listed) as well as Bevereye (listed). Vol I: 39 b/w plates + frontis + large folding map + text illustrations. Vol II: Illustrated title page + 37 b/w plates + plan of Worcester as frontis + text illustrations. Vol I: xcii + 609 pages + 1 page list of plates and pedigrees. Vol II: 484 + clxviii + dedication page to Lord Sandys + 13 pages Domesday facsimile + 104 pages.
Rebacked with modern leather spine. Gilt decorations to spines. Red and black leather title labels with gilt titles to spines. Original covers scuffed and slightly worn at edges and corners. Slight damage to front endpapers where a bookplate has been removed and replaced by a slightly smaller one. Last two pages of Vol II detached. Contents very clean and bright. A handsome set.
Stock no. 813546