Rural Rides In the counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford, Bucks, Wilts, Somerset, Gloucester, Hereford, Salop, Worcester, Stafford, Leicester, Hertford, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Nottingham, Lincoln, York, Lancaster, Durham and Northumberland, during the Years 1821 to 1832. With Economical and Political Observations. A New Edition, with Notes, by Pitt Cobbett. Two volumes.

By: COBBETT, WILLIAM:

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2 vols. Hardback, Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In green cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering to spines and fronts, and pictorial ‘Horserider’ vignettes to spines and leafy branch to front. Dark brown endpapers. In good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and corners, a couple of minor marks to cloth on boards. Front hinges cracked. Some heavy foxing to endpapers and title pg. vol.2. Some foxing to preface and some minor spots to vol.1. Else overall clean and tight copies. 406, 409pp. Engraved frontis portrait. Folding map to Vol II. The record, with comments, of Cobbett’s rides around England in the early 19thCentury. He gives fascinating descriptions of the places and people he met along with pithy comments on the economic and political situation as he sees it. Cobbett was a political agitator and reformer who argued for reform and served as MP for Oldham.

Title: Rural Rides In the counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford, Bucks, Wilts, Somerset, Gloucester, Hereford, Salop, Worcester, Stafford, Leicester, Hertford, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Nottingham, Lincoln, York, Lancaster, Durham and Northumberland, during the Years 1821 to 1832. With Economical and Political Observations. A New Edition, with Notes, by Pitt Cobbett. Two volumes.

Author Name: COBBETT, WILLIAM:

Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: London, Reeves and Turner, 1886:

Seller ID: 78724

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