Pennant, Thomas

The Journey to Snowdon

Published: Henry Hughes, London,

Date: 1781

Pp. ii, [i], 487, [8] . 13 plates. Modern half-leather, red label with gilt lettering on spine. Brown marbled boards. Interior is largely clean and bright. First edition. Later editions issued as A Tour in Wales Vol. II.

Note
Thomas Pennant (1726-98) was a renowned naturalist and antiquary from Flintshire. This work is widely seen as the best account of North Wales as it appeared to visitors in the late 18th Century. This volume is the second part of Pennant's Tours and mainly covers North-West Wales. Rare.

Illustrated
Frontispiece and 12 plates.

Condition
Very good,

Binding
Half leather.

£500

Offered by Cymric Books