The History of Hitchin
HINE, Reginald L.
Stock code: 681
2 vols., 4to., First Edition, on laid paper, titles in red and black, with 2 frontispieces (one coloured), 117 plates and facsimiles on 114, 38 illustrations in the text and a folding map, neat inked initials on half-title of first volume; decorative buckram gilt, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut, upper hinge of first volume crudely reinforced with adhesive tape at title else a very good, clean copy.
EDITION LIMITED TO 1,107 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR IN THE FIRST VOLUME. One of the outstanding town histories of the early twentieth century. The blocks for the illustrations were prepared by Emery Walker and the work is complete with list of subscribers, addenda and corrigenda, an extensive bibliography and indexes of persons and places.