The Life of Jonathan Martin, Incendiary of York Minster with some account of William and Richard Martin.
London: MacMillan & Co., LTD, 1945. 8vo, x, 146, pp. plus frontispiece and 15 plates in black and white. Original black cloth titled in gilt to backstrip; frontispiece from an engraving, with 15 black-and-white plates. Some staining and rubbing to boards, slight bumping to bottom right corner. Signed by author with a dedicatory inscription (dated May 18, 1947) to front free endpaper. Very good. First edition. A thorough and academic look at an eccentric and influential man and his family, with several contemporary illustrations reproduced alongside the text.
(Item Id: 104359)