History, Topography and Directory of Northumberland
Includes residents, trades etc of towns, parishes, ports etc
First edition, hardback bound in half-leather with gilt titling to spine. 22 × 13.5cm, xviii + 1010pp.
Full title: History, Topography and Directory of Northumberland, comprising a General Survey of the County, and a History of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with separate Historical, Statistical, and Descriptive Sketches of the Boroughs of Gateshead and Berwick-upon-Tweed, and All the Towns, Boroughs, Ports, Parishes, Chapelries, Townships, Villages, Wards, and Manors. To which is subjoined a List of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry
A history and directory of Northumberland which includes residents, trades, and places of interest. The first section of the book is an introductory review of the industries and history etc, followed by a gazetteer of places which includes a brief outline of the town / parish etc with the professional population being named.
This is quite a scruffy but complete copy. The leather and boards are rubbed, the pages tanned and the inner binding a little delicate. A few pages are starting to work loose but book remains usable.