Portchester Castle, Its Origin, History, And Antiquities.
W. Woodward, Common Hard.
12mo. 4.25 x 7.25 inches. [iv] + 109 pp. In green cloth wrapper with blind stamped borders enclosing gilt decorated title. A little age wear and browning, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by double page sepia lithograph frontispiece. History of Portchester Castle, a medieval fortification set within the earlier Roman fort of the Saxon shore. The latter half of the book is concerned with the period after 1793 when the castle was used to house French prisoners of war. A local publication, printed at Portsea.
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