Allen & Unwin, 1927, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
elaborately decorated borders in black to title pages with underlining printed in red; these handsome volumes cover every aspect of the history of Hitchin including: The Manor; The Church; The Priory; The Biggin; Civil War; Churchwardens; the Poor; Highways & Byways; The Chapels; The Quakers; Sports & Pastimes; Crime & Punishment; People; Wills & Testaments; Place-names, Field-names & Surnames; Fire Brigade and the Chronology of Hitchin. Extensive bibliography to the rear of each volume plus list of sunscribers and to volume 2 indexes of subjects, persons & places plus addenda & corrigenda for volume 1. Publisher's colophon to last page of both volumes. Size: Large Octavo. 375 & 531 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Bindings are tight, covers and spines fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owners' signatures in ink to fep's both volumes. Deckled outer edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Gilt titles & decoration to spines with gilt device front & rear covers. red cloth; illustrated by mainly b/w. photo's.; drawings; maps, documents & colour frontis. to vol.2. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Hertfordshire; Hitchin; Eastern England; England; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3421.