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Travels Over England, Scotland and Wales
London: Abel Roper, Rich Basset and Will Turner, 1700 Giving a true and exact description of the Chiefest Cities, Towns, and Corporations; Together With the Antiquities of divers other places, with the most Famous Cathedrals, and other eminent structures; of several remarkable caves and wells; with many other divertive passages never before published. By James Brome, MA Rector of Cheriton in Kent and Chaplain to the Right Honorable the Earl of Romney. (with an old ink note - formerly of Christ College - Cambridge - p62) The design of the said Travels being for the information of the two eldest sons, of that Eminent Merchant Mr Van-Ackar. In full brown contemporary boxed leather covers with blind tooling, a little worn and bumped. Spine has been replaced at some time, has raised bands, blind tooling, title in gilt to red leather label. Internally, grubby endpapers, title page has ink double lined borders, dedication, preface, [12], 287 pp, [9] table, p 53/54 is lacking its lower half. A variant appeared in 1694 and the 2nd edition in 1707. Rare. Brome, Church of England clergyman and travel writer. The Historical Account of Mr R. Rogers's Three Years' Travels over England and Wales (1694) was later admitted to be by Brome; in the preface to his own Travels over England, Scotland and Wales (1700) Brome claimed that it had only recently come to his notice that his own Travels had been brought out in an imperfect form under Rogers's name. (ESTC R19908)
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