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Bath and Bristol Guide 1755 - Anon.

Kingsmead Bookshop, 1969, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded otherwise a very well presented copy.

A facsimile of the 3rd edition, with additions, of 1755.

From the cover: “Bath was a pioneer in the publications of guides to cities, an edition was published as early as 1742, though no copies are known to exist. Contains descriptions of buildings, fares and distances for chairmen, tables of post, times of coaches, boats, etc. , lists of carriers and other useful information for the visitor. The printer also published the first Bath newspaper ‘The Bath Journal’.”


Size: 7½" x 5". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 62 [1] pages.
£10.00