Brighton New Guide; Or A Description Of Brighthelmston And The Adjacent Country;

[ FISHER, FREDERICK, GEORGE.]

£300.00

Publisher

Printed for the Editor by T. Burton No. 31 Little Queen Street; and sold by Mr Debret, Piccadilly; Mr Wright Piccadilly; Mr Hookham, Old Bond-Street; Mr Carpentter, Old Bond-Street; and F.G. Eisher, on the Steyne, Brighthelmston.

Place

London:

Date

1800

Synopsis

An account of the following places; east bourn, lewis, newhavn, shoreham, rottendean, worthing, arundel, seaford, steyning, preston, etc. etc.

Item Description

12 Mo. 6.25 x 4 inches, [i] + viii + 92 + [4] pp. Bound in full contemporary calf gilt. The folding plate has been torn and repaired and has some foxing, as does the map and the text also here and there, but a very good example of a scarce and attractive early Brighton guide. Engraved Title with vies of Mr Fisher's Circulating Library, folding Aquatint View of the Marine Pavilion Brighthelmstone, and a folding engraved Map of the Vicinity of Brighthelmstone. This Guide was first issued in 1788 and reissued every few years as the watering-place developed and expanded and the information therein brought up to date.

[Stock No. 26204]

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