London Great Western Railway, 1926. Hardback red paper covered boards with gilt lettering, and black cloth spine.
Boards are in good condition with scuffing to edges and some wear to the top right hand corner of the frontboard.
Index. Illustrations 100 (photos), drawings 56, plans 13 (many fold-out), colour plates 7. Map missing. About 78 different abbeys are mentioned belonging to 7 different orders: Benedictine, Cluniac, Cistercian, Cartusian, Augustinian, Premonstratensian, Austin Friars. Effectively a guided walk around each abbey.
Pages are in excellent condition and tight. Minor foxing to the internal boards .There are minor tears to some maps but all are in good condition and complete
On the internal rear board, there is an interesting map of the GWR railway in 1926 with a listing of castles and abbeys within their operational area.
A nice copy and excellent value