Townend Chapbooks Digitised

Front cover of Moll Flanders

Townend is a National Trust property in Cumbria that belonged to a family of yeoman farmers.  The Townend Hall library holds their unique collection of 1331 titles (the earliest being ca. 1600)  including a considerable number of early books not known in any other collection, as well as a collection of Cumbrian and other chap books. We have digitised 46 of these chap books which will be available online in the LUNA Rylands Collection soon.


2 thoughts on “Townend Chapbooks Digitised

  1. harperanna says:

    Check out @NTtownend on Twitter for more info from Townend Hall….

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