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Size 4.75 x 7.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In good condition. Spine rubbed and darkened with old sticky tape. covers rubbed at fore edge with small chips. Ink inscription to front , dated 1884. Owners’ small bookplate to first blank page (John and Myfanwy Piper). Else clean and tight. 132pp. With two engraved plates and two illustrations pasted in. Coloured map of Dorset. This guidebook from the late 19th century suggests taking four days to explore the area and describes the various buildings to be seen as one walks around. A fascinating and detailed guide with many of the buildings mentioned having vanished long ago. Previously owned by the artist John Piper, who designed the stained glass windows for Coventry catheral.
Title: Wheeler’s Illustrated Guide to Weymouth and Neighbourhood with plan of Melcombe Regis and Map of the Walks and Rides in the Vicinity.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: H.Wheeler. Weymouth. 1881.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 68159
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY H.WHEELER, Illustrated Guide, Weymouth, Neighbourhood, Melcombe Regis, Map, Walks, Rides, John Piper,