A History of Hartlepool by Sir Cuthbert Sharp, Knight

1st Edition

Hardcover. Condition: Binding Copy. 1816. Printed By Francis Humble And Co. George Andrews. 1st Edition. Illustrated.

Needs rebinding. Uncut edges. Some foxing and age-related toning, but on the whole clean and unmarked copy. Includes all illustrations, including fold out map and illustrations. Last illustration coloured.

Sir Cuthbert Sharp (1781–1849) was an English soldier, official and antiquary. Sharp settled at Hartlepool and married Elizabeth Croudace, and took up the study of local antiquities. In 1816 he acted as mayor, and was knighted on the occasion of a visit of the Prince Regent.