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Old Sheffield Town by J. Edward Vickers

Old Sheffield Town by J. Edward Vickers

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Old Sheffield Town

An Historical Miscellany

by J. Edward Vickers

EP Publishing Limited, 1972, [First Edition], ISBN 0854097740, fold-out map frontispiece, black and white photographic plates and illustrations, hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners’ inscription on half title page, foxing to endpapers, age toned edges, dustjacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing, bumping and chipping to edges and corners (see photographs)

“For the first time, this book brings under one cover the body of the author’s previous publications, gathering together many curious and interesting facts about Sheffield and its neighborhood.  Much extra material and many new illustrations have been added.
“Old and Historic Buildings” is essentially a reprint of the 1968 edition with valuable supplementary updating notes.  “Ancient Suburbs of Sheffield” is an interesting treatment of the historical facts with stories and anecdotes which both instruct and entertain.
Also included are sections relating to the history of Sheffield’s streets and notable people which were first delivered as talks on B.B.C. Radio Sheffield, and a story of “Judith Lee” which was first published in the “Sheffield Spectator” some years ago and is particularly relevant to eh life and conditions of Sheffield at that time.”

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