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Creator:
Thompson, Pishey, 1784-1862.
Title(s):

The history and antiquities of Boston : and the villages of Skirbeck, Fishtoft, Freiston, Butterwick, Benington, Leverton, Leake, and Wrangle : comprising the hundred of Skirbeck, in the county of Lincoln : including also a history of the East, West, and Wildmore fens, and copious notices of the Holland or Haut-Huntre fen ... sketches of the geology, natural history, botany and agriculture of the district, a very extensive collection of archaisms and provincial words, local dialect, phrases, proverbs, omens, superstitions, etc. / by Pishey Thompson ; illustrated with one hundred engravings.

Published/Created:
Boston [Lincolnshire] : John Noble, Jun. ; 1856.
London : Longman and Co., Simpkin and Co. ; 1856.
Boston, Mass. : Samuel G. Drake, 1856.
Physical Description:
xxii, 824, [1] p., [7] leaves of plates : ill., port., geneal. tables ; 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B68 T56 1856+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations engraved by Thomas Bolton, Charles Thurston Thompson, John Hughes, Samuel Williams, Thomas Orlando Sheldon Jewitt, and Flowers; after L.H. Michael, H.B. Manley, William Henry Prior, Charles Thurston Thompson, John Hughes, John Skinner Prout, John Wykeham Archer, John Palmer, Samuel Williams, W.G. Miller, G.F. Sargent, T. Sulman, Thomas Orlando Sheldon Jewitt, Robert Thomas Landells, Henry George Hine, and Samuel Read.
"Large paper.--Folio. (250 copies printed)". This copy not numbered.
An enlargment of the author's "Collections for a topographical...account of Boston", 1820.
Subject Terms:
Barclay, G. -- Printer.
Boston (England) -- History.
Drake, S. G. -- Publisher.
English language -- Dialects -- England -- Lincolnshire.
Longman and Co. -- Publisher.
Noble, John, Jun. -- Publisher.
Simpkin and Co. -- Publisher.
Skirbeck (Lincolnshire) -- History.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1856.
Contributors:
Bolton, Thomas, active 1851-1893, engraver.
Thompson, Charles Thurston, 1818-1868, engraver.
Hughes, John, 1790-1857, engraver.
Williams, Samuel, 1788-1853, engraver.
Jewitt, Thomas Orlando Sheldon, 1799-1869, engraver.
Flowers, engraver.
Michael, L. H., fl. 1845-1874, ill.
Manley, H. B., ill.
Prior, William Henry, 1812-1882, ill.
Prout, J. S. (John Skinner), 1806-1876
Archer, John Wykeham, 1808-1864, ill.
Palmer, John, active 1856-1887, ill.
Miller, W. G., ill.
Sargent, G. F., ill.
Sulman, T., ill.
Landells, Robert Thomas, 1833-1877, ill.
Hine, Henry George, 1811-1895, ill.
Read, Samuel, -1883, ill.
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