The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Mid-Calder with some account of the Religious House of Torphichen founded upon record

By: M'Call, Hardy Bertram

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Wear to ends of spine with 3/8" tears and chips to cloth. Hinges broken. Previous owner's inscription dated 1899 on front endpaper. Some foxing. Dampstain to blank margin of frontispiece and a few preliminary leaves. ; viii, 272 pages + frontispiece + 1 double page map + 1 plate + 1 folding pedigree chart of the family of Samilands of Calder Lords Torpichen. Red buckram cloth boards with gilt illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 253 x 201mm. Top page edges gilt. In-text woodcut illustrations. Includes a section on Witchcraft in the Parish: "It has been said that the 'Calder Witches' were at one time as proverbial in this country as the Lancashire witches in England" - page 31. Contents: Introductory Observations; The Parish; Calder House and the Lords Torpichen; County Seats and Historic Lands; The Parish Church; Ecclesiastical History; The Religious House of Torpichen; Appendix; Index. ; 4to

Title: The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Mid-Calder with some account of the Religious House of Torphichen founded upon record

Author Name: M'Call, Hardy Bertram

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh, Richard Cameron: 1894

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 16286