A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM, in parts.
London: Constable & Company, 1920(1905). First issue in Parts Folio, 32 x 22 cm, various pagination. An incomplete set of the first issue in parts, including the following volumes: Part 1: Geology & Paleontology, with two fine colored maps; Part 2: Botany, with a colored map; Part 3: Zoology, Parts 4 and 6: Early Man & Anglo-Saxon Remains, with maps, a colored plate and other illustrations, Part 8: The Buckinghamshire Domesday / Introduction, Text and Index, with a map; Part 9: Ecclesiastical History; Part 10: Religious Houses; Part 12: Social & Economic History; Parts 13, 14 & 15: Industries, Forestry & Agriculture; Part 16: Sport; and Part 17: Schools, with a photogravure frontispiece of Eton College from the Thames. Internally fine and entirely unopened; bound in forest green paper stamped in black, many of the yapped edges showing short nicks and tears, and with occasional wear to spine ends. The most noticeable damage is a small hole in the front cover of Part 16, and a 9 cm tear at the backstrip of Part 8. A total of 14 parts in 11 volumes. (Item ID: 6215)