Endless Street: A History of Salisbury and Its People :: John Chandler soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Salisbury: The Hobnob Press, 1983, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author and illustrator, without dedication, on the title page without provenance. Contains: Black & white photographs; Graphs; Black & white drawings; Maps; Appendices ;
From the cover: Few English cities have preserved their medieval ambience as successfully as Salisbury. For over 750 years the same streets have witnessed the pedestrians footfall, the crunch of wooden wheels, the clatter of horses hooves and, lately, the suppressed roar of the motor car. Thresholds of dozens of buildings throughout the city houses, shops, pubs -have been crossed by untold thousands down the centuries. Over 600 years ago a royal charter allowed markets to be held on Tuesdays and Saturdays and these same days are still adhered to.
It is this living tradition, well-honed and enduring which draws so many visitors to our city. Every year they come from Doncaster, South Yorkshire to Grand Rapids, Michigan peering at the human zoo around them as it goes about its business.
John Chandler has set himse…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, a decent copy otherwise.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 342 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10″ x 6¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Local History catalogue?