A Guide to Alnwick Castle
London, Longmans Green Reader and Dyer and at Alnwick, Mark Smith 1865
114pp Illustrations in text by Philip H Delamotte. Fold out map of castle at end of the guide book in colour. Blue cloth with heraldic decoration on upper board and gilt lettering. Small 8vo. A little rubbed at head and base of spine else very good. The main section of the guide describes the family history, particularly the Percy family and the Dukes of Northumberland, the castle, including details of the interiors and the gardens around the castle. It has a useful section on the restorations which took place in the 18th century and the State Rooms, short sections on Hulne Park, Alnwick Abbey. A very nice guide book.