Coaching Days And Coaching Ways..
Bound in green cloth, gilt, decorated with gilt blocks on front boards. All edges gilt. Scattered foxing throughout, but otherwise a very good copy.
Macmillan and Co.,
With 214 illustrations by hugh thomson and herbert railton. second edition.
8vo. 5.25 x 7.25 inches. xv + [i] + 376 pp. Half title removed.
Illustrated by 214 line drawings, including frontispiece, whole page and vignette.
Much information about stage coaching along the great roads of England during the 17th and 18th centuries. Includes discussions on the coaches, drivers, routes, inns, travel in different kinds of weather, horse-types, problems with equipment, etc. The chapters cover The Bath, Exeter, Portsmouth, Brighton, Dover, York and Holyhead Roads. Perhaps the best known non-fiction work of the author, William Outram Tristram (1859-1915), with charming illustrations by Hugh Thomson (1860-1920) and Herbert Railton (1857-1910). First published in quarto format 1888, this second edition is a volume in Macmillan's popular and decorative Cranford series.
[Stock No. 24991]