Item #119604 The History of the Island of Guernsey. William Berry.

The History of the Island of Guernsey.

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; and John Hatchard, 1815. Hard Cover. 348 pp. 4to. Contemporary rebind in black half-leather and marbled boards, with gilt lettering to spine and new endpapers. Text block uniformly toned, with some foxing scattered throughout. Slight rippling to text, large horizontal tear to pg. 183 and heavy chipping to fore-edge of pg. 347. Includes fold-out engraved frontispiece + 28 additional plates and fold-out map, all present as listed. Full title: "The History of the Island of Guernsey, Part of the Ancient Duchy of Normandy, from the Remotest Period of Antiquity to the Year 1814. Containing an Interesting Account of the Island; Its Government, Civil, Military, and Ecclesiastical; Peculiar Privileges, Customs, etc. with Particulars of the Neighbouring Islands of Alderney, Serk, and Jersey." Very Good. Item #119604

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