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WHITAKER, Thomas Dunham, Rev.. An account of the parish of cartmell.

London. Printed by and for Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1818. First separate edition.
Folio. [2], 10pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further six engraved plates. Bound by Carss of Glasgow in contemporary gilt-stamped brick-red morocco. Extremities rubbed and soiled. Armorial bookplate of Robert Harington to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
The first separate edition of topographer and antiquary Thomas Dunham Whitaker's (1759-1821) succinct history of the parish of Cartmel, Lancashire (now within the administrative county of Cumbria); originally published as a part of the third edition of his a monumental history of the parish of Whalley (1818).
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 21867