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Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In full calf leather binding with black leather spine label lettered in gilt, with raised and gilt banding. Contemporary endpapers. In very good condition. Cover has been professionally rebacked and relaid. Spine and edges of boards rubbed. Some handling marks to boards. Contemporary endpapers. Retains original binders/bookseller label “Eland, Exeter.” Loose notes in front (distances &c.) Pages and maps all very clean and tight throughout. One very small tear to corner fold of map at rear, Else a very clean and tight copy. 715, 44 pp. With 10 fold out engraved maps. A book of Roads in England and Wales from 1831. The book is an updated edition with new roads and maps and includes an appendix with details of the ‘Improved Old Passage Ferry’ between Beachley and Aust. Routes are described in the centre of each page with details of towns and villages in columns either side.
Title: Paterson’s Roads; being an entirely original and accurate description of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales, with part of the roads of Scotland. The eighteenth edition. To which are added topographical Sketches of the several Cities, Market Towns, and remarkable Villages; and Descriptive Accounts of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, the Antiquities, Natural Curiosities, and other Remarkable Objects throughout the Kingdom: the whole Remodelled, Augmented, and Improved, by the addition of Numerous New Roads and New Measurements, and arranged upon a Plan at once Novel, Clear and Intelligible, is deduced from The Latest and Best Authorities: Including a table of the heights of mountains from the Grand Trigonometrical survey of the Kingdom; also a table of the population from the census of 1831; tho which is annexed the arrival and departure of the Mail, together with the Rates of Postage; and An Entirely New Set of Maps.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: London, Rivington, Longman, &c. &c... n.d ca1829:
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Seller ID: 81054
Keywords: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY EDWARD MOGG, Paterson’s Roads, description, Roads, England, Wales, Scotland, eighteenth edition, Cities, Market Towns, remarkable Villages, Principal Seats, Nobility, Gentry, Antiquities, Natural Curiosities, New Roads, New Measurements, heights, mountains, population, Maps, 1831,