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[FIRST EDITION] Winchester: P.G.Wells, 1893. Hardcover issued without dust jacket. First Edition in faux-parchment boards with blue lettering and coats of arms on front board. xii,100 pages including 10 full page illustrations by W.B. Roberts, 2 of which being original etchings (the frontispiece. selected by F. Seymour Haden. as a wedding present for H.R.H the Duke of York"). A short history of Winchester from early days up to medieval times. Boards a bit soiled and tones, some foxing to text and plates, else good overall condition. No ownership marking, NOT EX-LIBRARY. (frnc). Bookseller Inventory # IP-PSMH-YSKT

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Title: A City of Memories . With a preface

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible; Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Title: A City of Memories ... With a preface by the Lord Bishop of Winchester. Etchings and illustrations by W. B. Roberts.

Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.

The HISTORY OF EUROPE collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This collection includes works chronicling the development of Western civilisation to the modern age. Highlights include the development of language, political and educational systems, philosophy, science, and the arts. The selection documents periods of civil war, migration, shifts in power, Muslim expansion into Central Europe, complex feudal loyalties, the aristocracy of new nations, and European expansion into the New World.

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Bramston, A. R.; Leroy, A. C.; Roberts, W.B.;
vii. 100 p. ; 8º.

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