Publisher: Andrew Reid & Company, Newcastle Upon Tyne;
Edition: 1st Edition
Date of Publication: 1903
Stock Code: 3836
Quarto. xi, 510 pp. Numerous illustrations in text plus folding Fryer's Map of the Tyne 1773 and nine plates, mostly from photographs, including frontispiece of the "Entrance to Shields Harbour". Original bevelled green cloth with gilt titles and gilt-stamped crest to upper board. Teg; floral endpapers. Spine tips and corners lightly rubbed; sporadic minor fingermarking and light foxing, otherwise a near fine copy. Important and comprehensive work of North East history with sections on ecclesiastical history, commerce & industry including shipping & mining, the Lifeboat, local families, freemasonry and more: the standard work on the history of South Shields. Scarce. Heavy, shipping outside the UK may require a contribution towards additional postage costs.