The English Gate ~ Northumberland Travelogue 1940's by F. Alexander Wills ~ Travel ~ England


Title: The English Gate (Northumberland)

Author: F. Alexander Wills

Illustrator: James Alder

Description: No date, but presumed to be mid-to-late 1940's. Previous owner's name and a 1949 date inscribed. Orange cloth boards show general wear and soiling. Interior has a few minor signs of use. 16 plates: mostly illustrations by James Alder; maps for each chapter; end papers are illustrated with Celtic, Roman, Saxon and Norman maps of Northumberland.

The author's descriptive travelogue through the region of Northumberland. Contents: Tyne and Derwent Dales; The Dales of Allen; Gilsland and South Tyne; North Tyne; In Heartbreak Valley; Along Dere Street; Roman Redesdale; The Cheviots; Around a Celtic City; Tiptoe through Till Valley; The Silvery Tweed; Berwick to Holy Island; The Smuggleries; The Vale of Aln; The Valley of the In Yore Folk; Upper Coquetdale; Lower Coquetdale; Vales of Wansbeck and Pont; Saxon Shore; Great North Road.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: none

Publisher: North-East Publications

Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Year: No date, but presumed to be mid-to-late 1940's.

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.25 x 6 inches.

Pages: 242 pages.

Keywords: travel, British Isles, Britain, England,

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