Memorials and Records of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Compiled, with Notes and Remarks, by John G. Forster
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Printed by Stevenson and Dryden, 1881.
Octavo, [ii], 66 pages with printed borders and numerous illustrations, head- and tailpieces; title page printed in red and black.
Later quarter cloth and papered boards; original card covers bound in (a little scuffed, marked and creased, with the left-hand printed border obscured by the later front free endpaper); cloth flecked; boards worn and stained at the extremities; scattered foxing; occasional pencilled emphases; withal, a good copy.
One of only 12 copies printed. With the bookplate (by S.R. Simmons) of naturalist and author Edward Edgar Pescott (1872-1954), and his pencilled signature and purchase details ('Newcastle on Tyne, 1939'), and two earlier bookplates, both belonging to Tyneside collectors.