Hand-Book to the Public Records


Hand-Book to the Public Records


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An early work on archives. Topics include a history of Britain's public records, and information on the records kept by various departments such as Chancery, Exchequer, Assizes, Welsh records, Admiralty Department, Slave Registry Department, Potato Crop Returns. Also shows where records have been deposited at different times and a general index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for Her Majesty's Stationery Office
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1853
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good+
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    lxii, 482 p. 26 cm. One fold-out chromolithograph plate. Purple cloth with gold and blank impressing. Sunned spine, some staining and shelf wear. Bookplate on front pastedown is stamped "C. M. College Library Bala". Many pages uncut. Tear in page 23.

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