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GLOVER (Stephen). The History, Gazetteer, and Directory of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation and from the best authorities; containing a variety of Geological, Mineralogical, and Statistical Information. Illustrated by a Map of the County, and numerous copper-plate and wood engravings by the first artists. The Materials and Directory collected by the Publisher, Stephen Glover. Edited by Thomas Noble, Esq. [vol. I: part 1; vol. II: part 1].1829

Derby: Printed for the Publisher by Henry Mosley and Son, First edition, 2 vols., (225 x 145 mm), viii, [20], 450, 107, [1]; xi, [1], [3]-616 pp., WITHOUT THE MAP, numerous illustrs., and pedigrees, some light damp-staining throughout to volume one, half calf by Galwey & Co., Dublin, with their ticket on front paste-down, five raised bands, spine gilt with blue morocco title label, an attractive set. This book was planned to comprise of two volumes, each in two parts. Only part 1 of each volume was published as here, no more published. Vol. 1, part 1: Containing a variety of geological, mineralogical, commercial, and statistical information — vol. 2, part 1: Containing the parochial and family history, biography, and statistical information. Provenance: From the library of Henry J. B. Clements, with his bookplate to each volume and his crest (a bird of prey) stamped in gilt to base of spine.

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