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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber J73766

Author Evans, John (1767-1827)
Title THE JUVENILE TOURIST: or, Excursions through various parts of the island of Great Britain; including the West of England, the Midland counties, and the whole county of Kent; Illustrated with Maps, and interspersed with Historical Anecdotes and Poetical Extracts, for the improvement of the rising generation, In a Series of Letters to a Pupil.
PlacePub London
Publisher Printed by James Cundee for Thomas Hurst sold by J. Harris, T. Gibbons & C. Smith at Bath +11 other provincial publishers 1st edition first printing.
Date 1804
Illustrations Frontispiece by J. Chapman printed by Cundee dated 1803 + 3 Maps including folding as listed on directions to the binder.
Description Duodecimo original tan roan with blind-stamped spine title (much rubbed, leather lacking from corners & top/foot of spine, boards reattached). Frontispiece + Titlepage + Dedication leaf +[3]pp Preface +[1]p blank +440pp +[6]pp index & to binder +[2]pp T. Hurst book list. Text includes 2 half titles in the page count for "Excursion into the Midland Counties .. Southern ..Wales" & "Excursion through the County of Kent". Scattered pale foxing/browning mainly marginal else clean and tight. A few nice tailpieces divide the informative chapters which are written as letters. This First Edition is quite scarce.
Booknumber J73766
Price Price: GBP 65.00 or USD 84.00
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