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A History of Giggleswick School by Bell

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"The Dean imparts to his subject a freshness that strikes exactly the right note. Times without number the beauties of York have been pointed out, but never with more completeness than in 'Picturesque Old York'.... Throughout the whole story there is maintained a sense of contrast with modern life, and full descriptions are given of those vanished glories which made York one of the finest cities in the world."--_York Herald_

#The Alien Benedictines of York.# Being a History of Holy Trinity Priory from the first Prior Hermarus 1089 A.D., down to present times, with a full account of their possessions in Yorkshire and the adjoining Counties; Biographical Notices of the Priors, and full particulars of the part they played in Contemporary History, by J. Solloway, D.D. (Oxon.), Rector of Holy Trinity, &c., &c., with 35 full-page Illustrations specially executed for the Work.

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#Adel and its Norman Church.# A History of the Parish and Church from the earliest down to present times. By the Rev. William H. Draper, M.A., Rector of Adel. 28 full-page Illustrations uniform with the above.

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"Mr. Draper has done his duty by his Parish in a way that cannot be too widely imitated.... He describes the Church, a fine specimen of late Norman.... He tells the story of the Patrons and Incumbents, and gives a complete list.... Mr. Draper has piously preserved all the Mortuary Inscriptions. Among them we notice a name which will be familiar to some of our readers: John William Inchbold, painter and poet."--_Spectator._

"Mr. Draper has done his work well."--_The Times._

"In 'Adel and its Norman Church' the present Rector has enlarged a familiar picture and placed it in a worthier frame.... Adel and its Church are the embodiment of our National History for seven centuries, and Mr. Draper's book is of much more than local topographical value.... That little Norman temple the religious home of English country folk, so serene, so undisturbed by change, is a symbol of abiding verities which should be cooling now and then to dwell upon.... Apart from this the volume is valuable for its illustrations, which contain several not hitherto published.... The volume has been handsomely produced."--_Yorkshire Post._

#Knaresborough and its Rulers.# Being a complete History of the Domain from the earliest to the present time, by Mr. William Wheater, author of "Sherburn-in-Elmet," "Historic Mansions of Yorkshire," &c., &c. 4to, 350 pages, 15 full-page illustrations, limited to 300 numbered copies. Price 15/- nett.


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