Book Description

4to, [2]pp, 12 folding plans on 16 sheets, a liitle dust-staining, early 19c. half leather, marbled boards, small piece missing from foot of spine, otherwise sound.
Dealer Notes
A product of the increasing interest in the Lake District as a tourist destination, initiated by Thomas West’s Guide to the Lakes of 1788, and encouraged by various wars in Europe which restricted foreign tours. [Seems we have been here before!]
ESTC N65125 (Chetham’s and Huntington only) COPAC adds BL
Author CLARKE, James (d.1790) Surveyor
Date 1793
Publisher London:Printed for W. Clarke, Bookseller, 38 New Bond-Street. 1793

Price: £750.00

Offered by H M Fletcher

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