Descriptive Sketches Of Tunbridge Wells And The Calverley Estate;.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS GUIDE - BRITTON, JOHN..

Bound in later cloth with original paper label on front board and new spine label. New endpapers. Occasional foxing but otherwise a very good copy.

£150.00

Details

TUNBRIDGE WELLS AND THE CLEVERLEY ESTATE

Publisher

Published by the author, Burton Street ; Longman & Co. Paternoster Row; and Rodwell, New Bond Street, Sold by Nash, and by Elliott, Tunbridge Wells.,

Place

London

Date

1832

Synopsis

With brief notices of the picturesque scenery, seats, and antiquities in the vicinity.
embellished with maps and prints

Item Description

12mo. 5.25 x 8.25 inches. xii + 148 + 4 pp. publisher's advertisements.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 2 double page maps, and by one double page plan of villas with 4 engravings, and 9 lithograph plates,and 2 wood engraved vignettes, a diagram and 4 tables in text

Notes

Scarce work by the prolific topographical author, John Britton (1771-1857), designed to promote the Calverley Estate begun in 1828 as a private commission by the distinguished architect, Decimus Burton (1800-81).

[Stock No. 23695]

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