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A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BRECKNOCK.
Jones, Theophilus.

A HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BRECKNOCK.

Containing the Chorography, General History, Religion, Laws, Customs, Manners, Language, System of Agriculture, Antiquities, Sepulchral Monuments and Inscriptions, Natural Curiosities, Variations of the Soil, Stratification, Mineralogy, List of Rare and Other Plants and Birds, Parliamentary History, Names and Biographies of Sheriffs and Mayors of Brecknock, Also the Genealogies and Arts of the Principal Families Properly Coloured and Emblazoned, Together with the History of Every Parish and the Names of the Patrons and Incumbents of all Livings. Enlarged by the notes collected by Sir Joseph Russell Bailey. Brecknock: Published and Sold by Blissett, Davies & Co. 1909-30
Glanusk Ed. 4 vols. bound in 2. 4to. pp.17-24 duplicated in vol. 1. Port., plan, 60 plates, ills., double page map. Light browning, bound in red remainder? cloth, some fading mainly to spines, minor wear. Theophilus Jones (1759-1812). The above still continues to be the standard work on the county; comprehensive and scholarly, despite some bias, it is the most noteworthy of the Welsh county histories. With 3pp. of Subscribers including John Lloyd, Rt. Hon Lord Glanusk, W.H. Banks of Hergest, Mrs Baskerville of Clyro, etc.
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