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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V74490

Author Mavor, William (1758-1837)
Title BRITISH TOURISTS or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, through England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Comprehending the most celebrated, modern, and recent Tours in the British Islands with Several Originals. In Six Volumes .. Third edition, improved and much enlarged.
PlacePub London
Publisher Richard Philips
Date 1807
Illustrations Multi-folding hand-coloured maps (5) of England, Wales, Ireland & London as called for.
Description Volumes I-VI complete. Tan gilt ruled and compartment gilt spine with 5 [of 6] red titling labels, gilt rev. & dent. (all spines with some damage and one rebacked with most of old spine relaid, edges rubbed, tips bumped) All Edges Red. Each volume has a Titlepage + contents leaf, Vol.1 xvi+356pp, Vol.2 360pp, Vol.3 371pp + errata to verso of last page, Vol.4 355pp, Vol.5 355pp + errata, Vol.6 332pp - Advertisement explains that it was added to previously issued set of 5 volumes and adds "A Tour of London by Thomas Pennant + Tour of University of Oxford & Cambridge + ..Bathing places" + ten indexes. Although not mentioned in any of the titlepages various authors contributed chapters inc. R.J.Sullivan, Stebbing Shaw, Henry Skrine, J. Grant, J.Hassell & others as listed. Each volume has an inscription on free endpaper "F.L.S.C. from M.B.C. Aug.1917 our year of waiting". Contents very clean and tight.
Booknumber V74490
Price Price: GBP 180.00 or USD 232.00
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