History of Portsmouth, by W G Gates
History of Portsmouth, Hampshire Telegraph Centenary Edition
William G Gates
Hardback. Green book cloth cover with gilt motifs and lettering on the spine. Corners rubbed. Remains of a sticker at the bottom of the spine. Half title page has been damaged and reconstructed. Small tears at top of following 2 pages have been repaired as has leading edge of last page. A few other pages have been similarly repaired. Top third of the pages are wrinkled (possibly from historic damp). Endpapers appear to have been replaced. Reverse of title page stamped ‘Supplied for the Public Service’.
Contents: Comprehensive history of Portsmouth from the arrival of the Saxons to the 19th century.
For full list of contents see images.
Includes Naval and military endeavours; beginning of Portsmouth Dockyard; Southsea; Mary Rose; Samuel Pepys at Portsmouth; Charles II’s marriage; Naval disasters; Royal George; the Jews and the Poor of Portsmouth; Press Gangs; Duelling; Churches and Inns, etc
B&W line drawings throughout
240 mm x 284 mm x 60 mm (approx. 9 in x 11 in x 2.5 in)
1900, Charpentier & Co, Portsmouth.
1 in stock
|Dimensions||30 × 26 × 7 cm|