Yorkshire CD books

Old and rare Yorkshire books on CDrom

photograph of the book
A Picture of Hull
by John Greenwood

CD ROM version
produced by Colin Hinson ©

Ordering information & payment methods: please see separate page.

Price £10 post paid to your door,
anywhere in the world

For sample pages, please see the links to the Acrobat (pdf) files given below.

The data on this CD rom is computer searchable.


This book of over 200 pages of text along with many engravings and woodcuts showing buildings, people and maps deals with the history of Hull starting in the 11th century and finishing in the early part of the 19th century (the book was published in 1835). The book includes chapters on commerce, Churches, Dissenting chapels, Trinity house, Charitable institutions, Free Schools, Medical, Literary and Musical institutions, Public buildings and Biographical notices. The biographical section includes the Del la Poles, Luke Fox, Andrew Marvel, Sir John Lawson, Commodore Edward Thompson, John Mason, Benjamin Thompson, Daniel Sykes MP, and William Wilberforce Esq. There are numerous others people mentioned in the main texts.

In order to give you some idea as to the contents of the book, the index of the book has been transcribed on a separate page, and the list of plates and other illustrations is given below..

Whilst the quality of the engravings is excellent (see the engraving of Holy Trinity Church), the text quality, while being quite readable, does leave something to be desired:

The preface, the title page and 1st two pages from the CDrom can be read with an Acrobat reader on-line.


List of plates and woodcuts in
"A Picture of Hull "

LIST OF PLATES.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ON WOODCUTS


If you would prefer the real book(s), please contact The Idle Booksellers through their website.

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