Publisher: Robert Hale Limited , London, 1939, 1st edition. Hardback , very good with good, unclipped dustjacket. 236 pages. Illustrated from b&w photos. Cover and contents are in very good, clean and firm condition with a little foxing here and there and on page block edges. Attractive bookplate pasted to ffep ( see photo). The attractive protected and unclipped dustjacket is in generally good, bright condition with a little fading to spine and a little shelfwear and fading to top edges and along spine. Fascinating, comprehensive and well illustrated history of the great abbeys of Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, Essex, Kent and Sussex.