The King's England, Nottinghamshire, The Midland Stronghold, Edited by Arthur Mee. First Edition 1938.
Published by Hodder and Stoughton Limited London EC4 1938. Dimensions : 201mm x 137mm x 38mm. Weight : 0.640kg net. Condition : Fair.
The King's England, Nottinghamshire, The Midland Stronghold. Edited by Arthur Mee, with 219 Places and 109 Pictures. Published by Hodder and Stoughton Limited, St Paul's House, London, E.C.4. Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, Ltd., Bungay, Suffolk, 1938. First Printed 1938. Dimensions : 201mm x 137mm x 38mm.
8vo 339 numbered medium light gloss pages.
Condition/Notes : The dark red linen front board has wear to edges, bumps to corners and marking/wear to face. Faded black ink print. Back board similar with water stains. Spine wear to top and tail, creasing and taped to rh edge with brown synthetic tape covering half the spine face. Wear to lh edge also with cotton bind showing in places. Front paste-down blank off-white with some foxing. Facing e/p blank with pencil script top edge. Addendum slip added referring to error on page 200. pp blank follows with foxing, facing blank pp with Nottinghamshire crest top rh corner. Verso list of The King's England First 15 Volumes. Frontisplate follows with sepia photo of Southwell Minster. Title page follows with full details; verso printing details. Editor's acknowledgement follows. List of Pictures of Nottinghamshire follows with page numbers. The pages generally are good with some usage marks and toning to border edges and some foxing in places. Sepia pictures are good. Back paste-down and e/p have map of Nottinghamshire in 5-mile squares. There is straining to the bind here with 5mm gap showing cotton bind but intact. Binding intact but generally volume well used. A very detailed historical account of the county with very detailed descriptions of historic buildings, churches and monuments.