Title: Who's Who in History Volume 1: British Isles...
Publisher: London, England: Basil Blackwell, 1964, London, England
Publication Date: 1964
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 269Pps., including 32 glossy b/w plates, list of plates, glossary, index of persons, and index of places. The text includes various line drawings and tables of descendants. Endpapers show coats of arms. This is 1964 second impression of 1960 first edition. The book is a collection of historical biographies of important, and secondary characters in British history. Sequence is broadly chronological, rather than alphabetical. Also similar classes of people are grouped together. Biographical references follow each entry. This is the first volume of a series that continued entitled "Who's Who in History" for the British Isles. This is also a companion volume to other volumes covering the same period entitled "How They Lived", and "They Saw It Happen". Blue cloth binding, and text are near as new, except for pencil written notes that have been erased from the first of the last white blank pages; otherwise, totally unmarked, very tight text. Mylar protected dj is clean, but edge worn, with 1/4 inch square piece missing at bottom of spine, and a 1 inch deep by 2.5 inch wide piece missing at top of back of dj. Also tears on back including 1 inch long ones on right near spine and at bottom. Bookseller Inventory # 000131
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