Fragments Of History Pertaining To The Vill, Or Wille, Or Liberty, Of Ramsgate,.
Bound in original publisher's cloth, gilt. Very minor wear at head and tail of spine and extremities, otherwise a very good copy. Inscription of Josiah Austen, 70 High St., Ramsgate on front pastedown
Published for the Author by Messrs Fuller and Co., Queen Street.,
Collected and edited by christr. thos. richardson.
[spine title:] fragments of history - ramsgate.
FIRST ISSUE. SUBSCRIBER'S COPY. 4to. 5.75 x 8.5 inches.  + 212 pp. + iii pp.
Illustrated by large folding lithograph view of Ramsgate in 1791. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes.
A useful work with a subscribers list of 94 copies, including this one issued to Josiah Austen. The work surveys the history of the town and its local government, with notes on the streets and inns, the harbour, a chronology of events and names of ships, masters of ships, tradesmen, hotels, etc.
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