A Transcript of the Register of the Parish Church, Bretforton, in the County and Diocese of Worcester, from AD1538 to AD1837; Transcribed and Edited with XXIII Appendices By The Rev. WH Shawcross, F.R.Hist.S., Vicar of Bretforton

By: Shawcross, WH (Indexes By Miss Muriel Wilson)

Price: £300.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Contents listed in two volumes but bound as one, all pages printed on face side only and numbered as such:- Volume I: The Register, 52pp; Index to the Register, 27pp. Volume II: Appendices (23), 86pp; Index to the Appendices, 19pp. Also, 4pp corrections and additions bound behind title page. Annotation and newspaper cutting to verso of 1 page in the appendices, in the style of the previous owner (JW Willis Bund). Large quarto hardback, half-bound in black leather on blue boards, recently rebacked using original spine (gilt on black, 7 bands). Originally bound by JS Cook, The Foregate Press, Worcester. Slight discolouration to upper section of front board, otherwise light wear only; internally, light ageing only, contents clean, tight and VG. Purchased from the JW Willis Bund collection, bound in is a letter from the author to Willis Bund, in which the author asks if it meets with his approval, and then asks for the book fee! The author notes in his preface that 80 copies have been printed, in his letter to Willis Bund he adds that '....66 copies bound (all available), 60 have been sent out'. A fascinating work with excellent provenance, and of course, extremely scarce. Packed weight approx 2.3kg, shipping at cost will be required, please email for more information.

Title: A Transcript of the Register of the Parish Church, Bretforton, in the County and Diocese of Worcester, from AD1538 to AD1837; Transcribed and Edited with XXIII Appendices By The Rev. WH Shawcross, F.R.Hist.S., Vicar of Bretforton

Author Name: Shawcross, WH (Indexes By Miss Muriel Wilson)

Categories: Topography - Worcestershire,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Evesham, WH Shawcross: 1908

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Privately Printed

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: R24524

Keywords: Topography Local History England Worcestershire Evesham Bretforton Antiquarian