THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN AND PARISH OF HALIFAX, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE TOWN, THE NATURE OF THE SOIL, &c. &c. &c. An Account of the Gentry and Other Eminent Persons Born in the Said Town, and the Liberties Thereof, Also, Its Ancient Customs, and Modern Improvements. Also the Unparalleled Tragedies Committed by Sir John Eland of Eland, and His Grand Antagonists; With a Full Account of the Lives and Deaths of Wilkin Lockwood, and Adam Beaumont, Esquires. Also, a Catalogue of the Several Vicars of Halifax Church, with the Time of Their Institution and Death.
Halifax: Printed by E. Jacobs, for J. Milner, 1789. First Edition. Hardcover. 648 p. plus 70 p. with a folding frontispiece, a table (printed on the recto and verso), the guillotine plate, and the folding interior view of the Manufacturer's Hall. Octavo. In a later one-quarter tan calf over marbled paper binding, with handsome gilt stamping, a red morocco spine label, five raised bands, and matching marbled endpapers. The frontispiece has been backed with linen. Some very mild toning; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #69608