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The History of Belvoir Castle, from the Norman conquest to the nineteenth century: accompanied by a decription of the present castle


Published by R. Tyas & R. Groombridge, London and S. Ridge, Grantham, 1841, 1st edition. Maroon cloth binding. Gilt lettering to spine, gilt royal crests to front and rear boards. Gilt borders to front and rear boards. Embossed decoration to corners, no dustjacket. Aeg. Gilt inner dentelles. 10.25ins x 7.25ins, marbled endpapers, viii, 410pp plus frontis plate, additional illustrated title page, large folding genealogical table and 2 plates. Also three groundplans within the text. Previous owners name to verso of front free endpaper. Genealogical table has old tape repair to rear and is a bit creased. Overall a VG copy of a fairly scarce title.