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The City of St Albans
by Charles H. Ashdown
The Homeland Handbooks - Volume 21 of the series
Published by Gibbs & Bamforth, 1902
Second Edition 1907
Sixth Edition circa 1922
A very nice early guide book, which describes the various parts of the City, together with its history. There are photographs and line engravings of buildings, etc., together with adverts at the front and back. A very nice description of the City as it was 100 years ago.
The first edition was published in hardback, while the second edition (see picture) is a paperback, with brief details of the 1907 pageant.
At the time this page was last updated a quick search online was negative
A CD of the 1907 edition is available from S&N Genealogy Supplies
Page updated September 2008