Handbook to the cathedrals of England. Northern division.

London: John Murray, 1869. 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. vi, [1], 227; iv, [1], 230-435, [2], (ads); engraved frontispieces, numerous plates and illustrations in text, Minnesota Historical Society bookplates with 'withdrawn' stamps on front paste-downs, library numbers in pencil on preliminaries, London bookbinder ticket on rear paste-down of volume 1; extremities a bit rubbed and stained, else a very good set in original white cloth with decorative blind-stamped covers and gilt-decorated spine. Divided geographically: volume one contains York, Ripon, and Carlisle; volume 2 contains Durham, Chester, and Manchester. The exterior and interior descriptions are very detailed, supplemented by a history of the structure and its parts. Also included are histories of the church bodies or religious orders that originated or are associated with the cathedrals, and brief biographies of the bishops. Item #34299

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