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A Topographical Survey of the Great Road from London to Bath and Bristol. Illustrated By Perspective Views.
London, For the Author. 1792 - 2 parts bound in 1, contemporary brown straight grain morocco, blind-tooled and gilt, excellently and almost invisibly rebacked at an early date, marbled edges. Half-titles, errata, 75 fine aquatint plates, 11 engraved maps (10 folding) of the route to three miles each side of the road. Some marginal foxing to the plates, particularly the first part, some offset onto folding maps. Overall a very nice copy on the shelf. Abbey Scenery 24."The prints that serve to illustrate the work are not ideal but Real Views, accurately taken on the spot by the author. engraved by himself" and include Stonehenge, Silbury, and landscapes as well as the expected town and city views. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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