Phillips, Maberly A History of Banks, Bankers, & Banking, in Northumberland, Durham and North Yorkshire
Publisher: Effingham Wilson,
Date of Publication: 1894
Stock Code: 4214
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION: large paper copy on hand-made paper, number 88 in a Numbered Limited Edition signed by the Author to tipped-in pictorial limitation slip. Folio. xxx, 343 pp,  index. Frontispiece portrait of Ralph Carr with tissue guard, numerous illustrations in text, 6 plates plus 25 numbered plates in section to rear, and a further 5 plates of partners in various banking institutions. Book Condition: Very Good. Publisher's bevelled blue cloth with blind border to boards and ornate gilt titles to spine and upper board floral endpapers, sympathetically recased with original spine laid on. Ownership inscription to ffep. Scattered light foxing otherwise contents clean & tight. Comprehensive account of the development of banking practices in North East England from earliest beginnings up to publication. Scarce, particularly in this edition.