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Writing in the Wiltshire Gazette & Herald, Karen Darley reports that,  “A COUPLE of rare books which date back to the 17th century are due to hit the market at a special sale in Kirkbymoorside next month. The books, which were found during a house clearance, are in good condition and currently on display at Ryedale Auctioneers run by Angus Ashworth. Angus, who set up the business just before Christmas, said the books were both unusual. “One book is dated 1655 and is about Stonehenge while the other, written in 1689 is about the government of James II,” he said. “The Stonehenge book is illustrated with maps and drawings and both books are written in old English.””
 
More here –
http://www.gazetteherald.co.uk/news/8856332.Rare_17th_century_books_go_under_the_hammer/

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