Yorkshire CD books

Old and rare Yorkshire books on CDrom or as pdf file downloads

photograph of the book
Leeds Worthies
by The Reverend R.V. Taylor

CD ROM and download version
produced by Yorkshire CD books ©

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"The Worthies of Leeds" or “Biographical Sketches of the Worthies of Leeds and the neighbourhood from the Norman conquest to the present time”. This book contains around 250 biographies of various lengths in over 500 pages. These cover Authors, Poets, Journalists, Bishops, Clergy, Ministers, Doctors, Engineers, Inventors, Scientists, Officers, Statesmen and all the “Worthies” in between. For a list of the people, please see either the Index or the Contents below.

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The above Acrobat files were extracted from the CDrom and show the quality of the images. You will need at least version 5 of Acrobat to open this file. If you do not have an up to date version please go to the Adobe web-site to obtain a free version of Acrobat Reader.


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