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Gore, W. Ormsby

Illustrated regional guides to ancient monuments under the ownership or guardianship of His Majesty’s Office of Works.

London, HMSO 1936.

Reference: 9172
Price: £15 [convert currency]

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8vo. 3 vols. 55+(3)pp. photo frontis, (19) photo plates, fldg map ; 88pp, (21) photo plates incl. photo frontis, fldg map ; 72pp, 20 photo plates incl. frontis.

First edition of this set of three volumes issued by the Office of Works to provide a visitor’s guide to the ancient monuments then under the custodianship of the Office. The volumes each cover a region of England, grouping the monuments into historic periods to give some idea of their context, with additional notes on individual monuments and photographic illustrations.