The City of Downe From Its Earliest Days (1928)

Author: Edward Parkinson

Book ID: 68424

Price: 95.00

The City of Downe From Its Earliest Days. By the Late Edward Parkinson. Edited by his Son R.E. Parkinson. Belfast: Erskine Mayne, 1928. First Edition. Pp 162, [2]. Green cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to upper cover. A nice bright copy.

Frontispiece portrait of Edward Southwell with five plates in the text and a folded map of the town of Downpatrick in 1729.

A history and development of Downpatrick, a town in Northern Ireland. Edward Parkinson was a noted student of the history of his native city and during his latter years had accumulated a great deal of manuscript material for a book on his favourite subject. On his death in 1914 his son undertook to publish the grater part of his father’s researches.

Somme newspaper clippings loosely inserted

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