THE HISTORY, TOPOGRAPHY AND DIRECTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE; inclusive of some portions of the Ancient Histories of Rous, Camden, Speed, and Dugdale, with curious memoirs of the lives of these early writers;
Birmingham.R. Wrighton. 1830. A description of the present state of the county with its modern divisions and subdivisions and their population and valuation; a Directory of every town and considerable village in the county; a Gazetteer of all the towns, villages, parishes and hamlets, with their distances from the principal Market or Post Towns, and from London; and an itinerary of the direct and cross roads, With a list of the Noblemen and Gentlemen's Seats. Illustrated with characteristic etchings and a map of the county. xiii, , 800pp. Folding hand-coloured map; seven engraved views; twenty-nine advertisements, two of which are folding, and one coloured. Early twentieth century binding of half green calf, gilt. Top edge gilt. Colour faded from spine, but gilt still bright; spotting to fore-edges and, occasionally here & there. A very good copy. Agnes Strickland's (author of the Queens of England) copy with her signature and address on original front free endpaper.