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The Panorama: Or, Traveller's Instructive Guide; Through England And Wales Exhibiting All The Direct And Principal Cross Roads, Cities, Towns, Villages, Parks, Canals, &C. Accompanied By A Description Of Each County With The Cities And Principal Towns: Likewise a List of Fairs, London and County Bankers, Members of Parliament, The Route of the Mail Coaches, and The Postage of Letters. With a Variety of other useful information.
1824 - Printed by J. Wallis and Published by W. H. Reid. Pocket edition. 1824. 12.75 x 7.5cm. Bound in early 19th century full speckled calf gilt with gilt decorations to spine and decorative gilt borders to boards, slightly worn to extremities. Extra engraved vignette title with an illustration of a coach and horses with engraved contents page opposite. All maps present. Hand-coloured map of England and Wales plus 52 hand-coloured maps of England [40] and Wales [12] 163 pages of text. Marbled endpapers. Early ownership signature of Wm. Davies to top of title page and reverse of front free endpaper. Slight offsetting from maps to opposite page otherwise a remarkably clean and sound copy of a very scarce item. James Wallis, engraver and publisher at '77 Berwick Street, Soho' London (from 1812). It is known that he went bankrupt twice, in 1801 and 1805. Rights to Wallis's maps later went to Patrick Martin, then to Simpkin and Marshall, then to the master printer William Lewis. He worked on S. A. Oddy's New General Atlas of the World, 1811, Wallis's New Pocket Edition of the English Counties or Travellers Companion., 1812, (re-published by P. Martin 1816, maps included in Martin's Sportsman's Almanack, 1818 and 1819 and Lewis's New Travellers Guide 1819 and later) Wallis's New British Atlas Containing a Complete Set of County Maps, S. A. Oddy, 1812, (re-issued as A New and Improved British Atlas, 1813) Wallis's Second and Superior British Atlas; containing a complete set of county maps., 1814 and 1816, Ellis's New and Correct Atlas of England and Wales., 1819; and The Panorama or Traveller's Instructive Guide through England and Wales, 1820. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Addyman Books]
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