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Rambles, Roaming, and Recollections., ( PULMAN ) JOHN TROTANDOT (pseud.):

Author Name    ( PULMAN ) JOHN TROTANDOT (pseud.):

Title   Rambles, Roaming, and Recollections.

Publisher    Longman, Green... 1870

Seller ID   75889

7.5 x 5 inches. Hardback bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, with small gilt decorations to ends. Blind embossed edging to boards. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped, Rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Some minor rubbing to rear board. Owners bookplate to front endpaper, and stamp to rear of frontis. Some mild foxing throughout. Else a tight and clean copy. Engraved frontis portrait of the author. 280 pp./ adverts. 2 pp. - A sympathy and passion for nature is expressed in these “ Ramblings...”, but theses papers also posses considerable historical and antiquarian interest. It introduces us to Tom Coryat, a native of Odcombe, who was court jester to Prince Henry, son of James I, and afterwards became a mighty traveller, and hung up as a trophy in the church a pair of boots in which he had walked 1,977 miles. Other papers describe interesting visits to Jordans, the seat of the Speke family, and to Whitelackington, and Monmourth’s Tree. Also we hear of John Coad, the God-fearing carpenter, of local racing, sea-fishing, trips to Jersey, etc.; All is described with “genial humour” (press opinions).

ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY ( PULMAN ) JOHN TROTANDOT (pseud.): F. E. Hansford, topography angling speke odcombe monmouth west country fishing archaeology dialect somerset axe rustic sketches Jersey pulman country roaming rambles trotandot inscribed presentation john trotandot j.f. hanford

Price = 15.00 GBP


The Youngest Girl In The Fifth. A School Story. Illustrated by Stanley Davis., BRAZIL, ANGELA:
The Youngest Girl In The Fifth. A School Story. Illustrated by Stanley Davis.

Salopia Antiqua, Or, An Enquiry From Personal Survey into the ‘Druidical’, Military, and Other Early Remains in Shropshire and the North Welsh Borders; with Observations Upon the Names of the Places, and A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Salop., HARTSHORNE, Rev Charles Henry;
Salopia Antiqua, Or, An Enquiry From Personal Survey into the ‘Druidical’, Military, and Other Early Remains in Shropshire and the North Welsh Borders; with Observations Upon the Names of the Places, and A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Salop.

The Holkham Bible Limited Numbered Edition. 2 Vols. Cased., BROWN, Michelle P.;
The Holkham Bible Limited Numbered Edition. 2 Vols. Cased.

The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper. Volume 33, January to June 1886. First appearance of T. Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge., HARDY, THOMAS; VARIOUS;
The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper. Volume 33, January to June 1886. First appearance of T. Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge.

The Amusements of Old London. Being a survey of the sports and pastimes, tea gardens and parks, playhouses and other diversions of the people of London from the 17th to the beginning of the 19th century. With Twelve Illustrations from contemporary sources, all coloured by hand. In Two Volumes., BOULTON, William B.:
The Amusements of Old London. Being a survey of the sports and pastimes, tea gardens and parks, playhouses and other diversions of the people of London from the 17th to the beginning of the 19th century. With Twelve Illustrations from contemporary sources, all coloured by hand. In Two Volumes.

A Writer's Notes on His Trade. With an Introductory Essay by H. M. Tomlinson. SIGNED & NUMBERED Limited Edition., MONTAGUE, C. E.;
A Writer's Notes on His Trade. With an Introductory Essay by H. M. Tomlinson. SIGNED & NUMBERED Limited Edition.

The Complaisant Lover. a Comedy., GREENE, GRAHAM:
The Complaisant Lover. a Comedy.

The Mirror of The Sea. Memories and Impressions., CONRAD, Joseph:
The Mirror of The Sea. Memories and Impressions.

 


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