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Balston, Thomas

The life of Jonathan Martin incendiary of York Minster with some account of William and Richard Martin.

London, Macmillan & co. Ltd 1945.

Reference: 8766
Price: £25 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. x+146+(2)pp, photo portrait frontis, (15) photo plates. Publisher’s cloth, original printed dustwrapper, price clipped.

A detailed and interesting account of the turbulent life of the man who in 1829 set fire to York Minster, resulting in the destruction of the famous woodwork, the choir roof and other elements of the church, with reproductions of contemporary images and extracts from correspondence, newspaper articles and so on.