“Cheshire” takes a detailed look at this beautiful English county, exploring its people, places, and customs. This illustrated volume will appeal to those with an interest in history of Cheshire or those looking for a glimpse into England in the late nineteenth century. Contents include: “Cheshire and Chester”, “Wirral—The Dee Side”, “Wirral—The Mersey Side”, “The Royal Forest of Delamere”, “The Forest Outskirts”, “The Story of Vale-Royal”, “The Dee Valley and the Welsh Border”, “Beeston Castle and the Peckfortons”, “Nantwich and Combermere”, “Halton and Norton”, “The Roads from Warrington”, “Northwich and Salt”, “South of the Lancashire Border”, etc. Thomas Coward (1867 – 1933) was an English ornithologist and amateur astronomer. He wrote on natural history, local history and Cheshire for a number of publications and books. Other notable works by this author include: “The Vertebrate Fauna of Cheshire and Liverpool Bay” (1910), “The Migration of Birds” (1912), and “Bird Haunts and Nature Memories” (1922). Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.