The Old Book Of Wye.
Bound in original cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and is chipped and torn at top and head and tail of spine; otherwise a very good copy.
Pilgrim Press Ltd.,
Being a record of a kentish country parish from the time of henry the eighth to that of charles the second.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 166 pp.
Illustrated by 5 pages of plates, including frontispiece. Map endpapers. Decorated by publisher's device on title page.
Exemplary study showing just how much information early records contain - if you can interpret them. The author, Gilbert Ernest Hubbard (1885-1951) spent forty years of active service in diplomatic and consular posts in the Levant and Far East, publishing a number of books on Asian international affairs, before he became involved in local history matters.
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