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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 Daniel Paterson Esq, Assistant Quarter-Master General of His Majesty's Forces. The Second Edition Improved [Two Volumes - Full Leather Binding]
London: Printed for the Proprietors Bowles and Carver, At their Map and Print-Warehouse, No. 69 St. Pauls Church Yard, 1803. London: Printed for the Proprietors Bowles and Carver, at their Map and Print-Warehouse, No. 69, 1803. Second Edition Improved. Two volumes bound in full red morooco leather by Graham Bloodworth, with his label to the rear paste down, housed in a slipcase, collated and complete. Engraved frontispiece double-page map of England & Wales in Vol. I, finely engraved title & leaf of dedication, xxxv,[i] pp., 170 pages of double column engraved strip maps of "direct roads" numbered "1-340", 341-403pp; Vol II with finely engraved title, 24 pages of double column engraved strip maps of "direct roads" numbered "404-449" following the pagination rather than numbering of maps, 450-633pp. Roads of Scotland from page 556-583pp. Two volumes in full leather, bound by Graham Bloodworth with maroon title labels and gilt delineated spine compartments. Second 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 – sound. Corn … [Click Below for Full Description]
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