Hardcover. Boxed set of 3 vols. No damage.Near fine.; William I, after the Norman Invasion, ordered a survey of the landed wealth of England, the worth of each manor, each estate.; Elephant folio; 179pp:47 pp pages; These three volumes contain those parts of the original folios that pertained to Berkshire, for tax purposes. Volume 2 of this set has notes on the translation of the Berkshire data. Volume 3 has the Berkshire map and the facsimile folio pages that relate to Berkshire County. 0-948459-21-2. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Berkshire Domesday: Three Volume Set
Publisher: Alecto Historical Ed.
Publication Date: 1988
Illustrator: Illustrated by Facsimiles,maps,
Edition: 184/1000 ltd
Book Description Alecto Historical Editions, London, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Hard cover, set of three Volumes elephant folio. Brown boards with cream cloth spine and gilt titles. In original slip-case. Heavy item. Comprises (in first volume) a general introduction to the Domesday book and related special studies. (In second volume) - introduction to the Berkshire Domesday and translation and (in third volume) - facsimile from Berkshire Domesday, folios and maps Folded map inside front cover. (volume 3 states 'limited edition of the County Edition of the Great Domesday Book. Set no. 93 of 1000 copies'. Slip case faded and surface tears to back. Volume tightly bound, as new with very clean text. Seller Inventory # A708