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Daniel Paterson
PATERSON'S BRITISH ITINERARY, original antique road atlas, maps, 1st ed, 1785
London: Carrington Bowles, 1785. Title / Subject: 'Paterson's British itinerary Being A new and accurate Delineation and Description of the Direct and Principal Cross Roads of Great Britain' Date & Place of publication: London, 1785 Size: Two volumes. Octavo, 8vo. Each volume measures approximately 7 1/2" x 4 3/4''. Description: In original calf binding with a morocco spine label and gilt lettering, this 1st edition of 'Paterson's British Itinerary ...' consists of 360 numbered strip road maps across two volumes. Volume 1 consists of the General Map, Title Page, Dedication Page, General Contents Page, Preface, Index to the Direct Roads, Index to the Cross Roads, 188 strip road maps printed side by side and back to back, Description of Lesser Roads, Circuits of the Judges. Volume 2 consists of Title Page, 142 strip road maps printed side by side and back to back, Description of Lesser Roads, 30 strip road maps of the Cross roads printed side by side and back to back, Description of the Lesser Cross Roads, Description of Scottish Roads. Condition: Very good/Excellent condition. All pages and maps present and correct across both volumes. Superb original tree calf gilt binding with contrasting morocco labels to the spines. Slight wear to the extremities. Remarkably clean inside with good, clear print impressions and minimal age toning or handling marks. Small stain to page 227 Vol 1 (see photograph). Uncommon to find in such good condition and still in original binding. Please study all the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition. B00013. [Attributes: First Edit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Maps etcetera (mapsetcetera1) [Ilkley, United Kingdom]
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