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The Old Historians of the Isle of Man: Camden, Speed, Dugdale, Cox, Wilson, Willis, and Grose

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Title:The Old Historians of the Isle of Man: Camden, Speed, Dugdale, Cox, Wilson, Willis, and Grose
Price:GBP£75.00 (about USD$94.10)
Book ID:B009-3620
Publisher:The Manx Society, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1871
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Manx Society, 1871, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

publication number XVIII of The Manx Society for Publication of National Documents & one of only 200 copies printed; pre-title page of Manx Society giving date established (1858), logo, volume number, & date of publication, followed by list of officers of the society. Introduction, lists of contents & plates to the front. "In recording events connected with the History of the Isle of Man, the old historians are so often alluded to for confirmation, that it was considered advisable by the Council of the Manx Society to place the most important of them in the possession of the Members for their more easy reference; more particularly as the originals are only to be met with occasionally, and then only at a considerable cost. In the Appendix will be found translations of the Synodal Statutes of the Manx Church, as given in the Latin text of Dugdale's Monasticon; also those of Bishop Wilson. It has been considered advisable not to encumber the text with unnecessary notes; the few that have been added are merely explanatory of any error that may have crept in. Facsimiles of the various maps and views contained in these Histories have been prepared by Messrs. George Waterston and Son of Edinburgh, by their process of photo-lithography, which will give additional interest to the present volume." Information relating to the Manx society to the rear Size: Octavo (standard book size). 217 pages. Spine has worked loose at edges and been re-glued in position, book now in archive acetate film protection. binder's small label inside rear cover. Gilt titles spine with gilt Manx coat of arms within blind-stamped decorative borders front & rear covers. Bumping & light wear to outer corners. brown cloth; illustrated by three maps (1 fold-out) & thirteen b/w. plates. Includes appendices. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Isle of Man; Manx History; Ecclesiastical History; Britain/UK; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3620.
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