Fosbroke, Rev. T.D.


Or Gilpin on “The Wye,” With Picturesque Additions, and Archæological Illustrations: To Which is Added An Appendix ... Ross: Printed by and for W. Farror ... 1834. iv + 199pp. + [i]. 2 engraved plates. [Bound with]. AN APPENDIX. The Wye Tour, Containing I. An Account of Ross. II. Extracts Concerning the Wye, from the “Tour of a German Prince.” III. An Account of Goodrich Court, the Seat of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, forming an ... Ross: Printed by and for W. Farror 1833. [iv] + 72pp. 2 engraved plates. [Bound with]. Companion to the Wye Tour ARICONENSIA; Or Archæological Sketches of Ross, and Archenfield: Illustrative of the Campaigns of Caractacus; The Station Ariconium, &c. With Other Matters, Never Before Published. ix + 195pp. Engraved port. frontis.
3 works in 1 vol. Sm. Thick 8vo. Some offsetting, ex.-libris J.J. Reynolds, some very light browning, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, minor wear to boards, dec. gilt compartments and gilt ruled raised bands with gilt lettered title label to spine. Ex.-libris George Ormerod, (1785–1873) English antiquary and historian. Among his writings was the major county history of Cheshire. Apparently the first edition of the above work published in 1819 was the first book to be printed in Ross-on-Wye. Thomas Dudley Fosbroke [Fosbrooke], (1770-1842), antiquary. ODNB ‘... in 1810 Fosbrooke accepted the curacy of Walford near Ross, Herefordshire, with the neighbouring parochial chapelry of Ruardean, Gloucestershire; he moved to Walford in 1811. For eighteen years he had studied for eight hours or more a day ... He also wrote tourist guides, the most popular being [the above] ...’
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