(Darwen County History Series), 3rd edition, completely revised and enlarged, numerous illustrations from colour and b&w photographs, engravings and paintings, small line-drawn illustrations in margins, numerous maps and plans, bibliography & index, 176 pp, blue boards in d/w, top corners of covers a little bumped, small and almost invisible crinkle to top corner of pages 80-120 (probably resulting from the bump!), otherwise in very good condition, Phillimore (Chichester, Sussex) 1984
24.3 x 17.7 cm, 650g, ISBN 0 85033 185 4
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 the description below from the dustwrapper flap.
Last reprinted in 1995, but now out of print.