A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain; divided into Journeys. Interspersed with useful observations; particularly calculated for the use of those who are desirous of travelling over England & Scotland. 6 volumes complete.

Cruttwell (The Rev. Clement):

Verlag: London; G & J Robinson G Kearsley T N Longman & O Rees 2nd edition from the engraved half-titles, 1806
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Six volumes, 8vo, recent brown half calf over marbled paper covered boards, the sides and corners blind ruled, the falt spines divided into compartments with gilt fillet, black lettering pieces, gilt. VOLUME 1: vignette engraved half-title, title page (dated 1801 as 1st edition), folding hand-coloured map of Scotland dated 1801 (installed upside down; small closed tear), 9 plates, viii, [i] ii-cclxxiv, [1] 2-164, [16]pp. VOLUME 2: engraved half-title, 20 plates, [iii] iv-viii, [1] 2-391, [18]pp. VOLUME 3: engraved half-title, 27 plates, [iii] iv-vi, [1] 2-416, [18]pp. VOLUME 4: engraved half-title, 27 plates, [iii] iv-viii, [1] 2-401, [15]pp. VOLUME 5: engraved half-title, 15 plates, [iii] iv-x, [1] 2-377, [17]pp. VOLUME 6: engraved half-title, [iii] iv-viii, [1] 2-391, [14]pp. Some foxing throughout, just occasionally a little heavy. Of the six sets recorded as having been sold at auction since 1978 one set bound without plates, three sets do not mention the plates, one set with 127 and one with 125 plates, all have two folding maps: this set has 118 plates plus 6 engraved half-titles (which state the work 'Illustrated with nearly One Hundred & Thirty Views.), lacks the folding hand-coloured map of England and Wales but has the map of Scotland. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 55369

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Titel: A Tour through the Whole Island of Great ...

Verlag: London; G & J Robinson G Kearsley T N Longman & O Rees 2nd edition from the engraved half-titles

Erscheinungsdatum: 1806

Einband: Hardcover

Auflage: 1st Edition

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