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Softback, Size 11.0 x 8.5 inches, oblong. In maroon cloth covers with black lettering and pictorial designs to front and advertisements to back. In very good condition. Cloth darkened on front and some dark marks to rear side. Endpapers darkened and rubbed around edges. Glue repair to front hinge, first few pages sit slightly proud along bottom edge and have been trimmed up to p1 including first plate. Some dark spots to title page and darkening to edges of preface pages. A couple of minor spots to pages, else a very good clean and tight copy. 142pp, plus 24pp advertisements. With b/w photographs and illustrated advertisements. An illustrated guide to Victorian Bournemouth. Also covers the surrounding area as far as Salisbury. In depth descriptions of the town, amenities, buildings, administration and flora and fauna. Includes many interesting advertisements.
Title: Bright’s Illustrated Guide to Bournemouth. Christchurch, New Forest, Poole, Wimborne, Swanage, Corfe Castle, etc. etc. 13th to 17th Thousand. With numerous full page photographic illustrations.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Bournemouth & London, Bright & Son, Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co., ca1896 13th - 17th thou.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 84172
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY Dorset, Bournemouth, Bright’s, guide, description, amenities, advertisements, flora, fauna, Victorian, Topography, photographs, Social History, travel, industry, economy, Pier, cliffs, seaside