first edition Leather wrapped card stock covers. Later respining with black leather label. Later paper label affixed to front board
1781 · York
by [Annual & Pocket Diary]
York: Printed by W. Blanchard and Co. for the Booksellers of York, 1781. 1st edition thus. Leather wrapped card stock covers. Later respining with black leather label. Later paper label affixed to front board. General wear & soiling. Ex-lib, with stamp to ffep. Faded presentation inscription [bookseller note states from Wm F. Hanney, Engineer Dept (ret), York]. xiii, , , 59,  pp. Last section has such information as "A Concise Account of the City of York", "A List of all the Fairs in the Counties of York..." & "An Account of the Horse Races .. throughout Great Britain in the Year 1781." 12mo, signed in 6s. 6-1/2" x 3-7/8"
ESTC & COPAC record just one institutional holding of this inaugural year: British Library. Research suggests 1795 would be the final year of publication [for the year 1796].
(Inventory #: 47574)