A Lancashire Township: The History of Briercliffe-with-Entwistle
- Publisher:The Rieve Edge Press, 1982
- First edition
- 205 pages
This scarce book, illustrated with numerous b/w photograph, is a comprehensive and fascinating history of this Lancashire township. the fifteen chapters cover topics that include early farming, the textile industry, coal mining , industry, local schools, folk law and traditions, and much more. The book is signed and dated by the author to the title page.
The red cloth boards with gilt lettering are clean and in near fine condition. The book lacks a dust wrapper.
The binding is secure, with no loose pages.
There is some staining to the outside edges of the pages.
Inside, there is a small ownership label to both the top front free end-paper (with a signature above) and back paste-down, and a musty old book odour. Otherwise, the content is clean and in good condition.