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DANIEL PATERSON
PATERSON'S BRITISH ITINERARY BEING A NEW AND COMPLETE DELINEATION AND DESCRIPTION OF THE DIRECT AND PRINCIPAL CROSS ROADS OF GREAT BRITAIN. In Two Volumes By Captn. Daniel Paterson, Assistant to the Quarter-Master General of His Majesty's Forces.
London: Printed and Sold by the Proprietor Carington Bowles, At his Map and Print-Warehouse, No. 69 St. Pauls Church Yard, 1785. London: Printed for and Sold by the Proprietor Carington Bowles, at his Map and Print-Warehouse, No. 69, 1785. First Edition. Engraved frontispiece double-page map of England & Wales in Vol. I, finely engraved title & leaf of dedication, x, xxix,[i]pp., 94 pages of double column engraved strip maps of "direct roads" numbered "1-188," 189-228pp.; Vol II finely engraved title, 72 pages of double column engraved strip maps of "direct roads" numbered "1-142," 143-167pp., [i], title 16 pages of double column engraved strip maps of "cross roads" with engraved sectional title & the maps numbered "1-30," 31-121, [1] pp.t page 95 there is another title "Roads of Scotland". Two vols. 8vo, full leather, rebacked to both volumes with black title labels and gilt delineated spine compartments. First edition of this well-known book which enjoyed many later editions. Paterson (1738-1825), is most famous for his series of road books and cartographical works; his main contribution was to improve the information on roads. While making no significant innovations, "he made improvements in style and presentation, however, and added factual detail - so much so that his name was for many years an indicator of reliability in road books, and was attached to them long after he had stopped compiling them."- ODNB. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles and lines. Joints – good condition – rubbed, sound. Corners – good condition – worn and bumped. Boa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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