Cinque Ports. Historic Towns series
Burrows, Montague. series editors E. A. Freeman and W. Hunt

London Longmans, Green and Co. 1888 First edition Duodecimo ( smaller than standard). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so at heel of spine. Small faded spots at lower edge of boards. Spine slightly faded. Gilt on cover quite nice. Some pages unopened. Water staining at very lower corner of pages. 261 p. w/ 4 maps, index, and additional 16 page catalog at rear. First map has a small tear near hinge. A fact filled and still useful history and description of the group of 5 towns that orignally banded togther for trade and protection - Hastings, New Romney/Rye, Hythe, Dover and Sandwich. An attractive and solid volume despite faults. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 16707)


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