Latham, Frank A. (Editor) TARPORLEY : The History of a Cheshire Village. (Signed Copy)
Tarporley, Cheshire, United Kingdom The Tarporley Local History Group 1973 First Edition Softcover, with Dustjacket Very Good + Signed and Inscribed By Other
142pp., line-drawn map endpapers. Unpaginated b/white halftone plate section, plus intext sketch art illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles over undamaged, stiff card covers. A dated (Jan, 1974) concise inscription, possibly signed by a contributor (Marie) on the front fly sheet, an annotation (probably in the same hand) on the rear endpaper map, else leave clean. Sketch-art ('Pear Wood', Peter Willis), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly soiled on rear panel. A well compiled, and exceptionally rare, local history of the ancient Cheshire (U.K.) village of Tarporley. Contents include: Prelims., "A Cheshire Cluster" (poem). Part 1: Saxons, Romans, Tudors, Civil War . . . Part 2: (covers later years), Appendices (Rectors, Council Chairmen, Clerks), Biblio., Index (People, Place Names, General Index). Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.