(Darwen County History Series), numerous illustrations from colour and b&w photographs, engravings and paintings, small line-drawn illustrations in margins, numerous maps and plans, bibliography & index, 128 pp, blue boards in d/w, bottom edges of boards slightly bumped, edges of d/w a little rubbed and torn, otherwise in very good condition, Phillimore (Chichester, Sussex) 1977
24.7 x 17.8 cm, 660g, ISBN 0 85033 303 2
Intended to fill the need for a short, concise history, giving a view of change and development from the earliest times to the present day. See also the description (below) from the dustwrapper flap.
Still in print, but only in paperback, at £14.39.