Yorkshire Rivers, volumes 1 to 9
Each with a fold-out bird's eye view of the river
1890–1893. Mixed editions, 9 hardbacks in custom made brown cloth clamshell box with Yorkshire Rivers in gilt to the spine. 18 × 11.5cm, and each with a fold-out bird's eye map of the river attached to the front pastedown (each just over 100cms).
Nine volumes (of 11) of Tom Bradley's travels down Yorkshire rivers, taking in the towns, countryside and landmarks of each. They are:
1. The Wharfe (1890; third edition). Both covers are off with chipping to the spine, foxing to the page edges.
2. The Nidd (1890, first edition). Good condition, spine chipped, some weakening to the inner binding and lightly foxed to the page edges.
3. The Ure (1890, first edition). Fair condition. Covers grubby, page edges with dry water mark and a bit crinkled. Spine ends chipped, some rusting from the stapled binding.
4. The Swale (1890, first edition). Covers faded and grubby, contents in fair condition. Some finger marking to map.
5. The Ouse (1891, first edition). Good condition. Sporadic foxing to map and endpapers, rubbed to spine ends.
6. The Derwent (1891, first edition). Good condition, some chipping to front cover and light foxing to map and endpapers, contents good.
7. The Rye and the Riccall (1891, first edition). Damage to spine at the base of the front joint, light foxing to map and endpapers.
8. The Esk (1891, first edition). Front board detached, chipped to spine, light foxing.
9. The Aire (Part II) (1893, first edition). Chipping to spine and front cover, light foxing.
Whilst the books are complete, they each have quite heavy wear, in some cases considerable, but are now securely housed in a box. Please read the above for a condition on each.