Pelton’s Illustrated Guide To Tunbridge Wells And The Neighbouring Seats, Towns, And Village, With Maps, And Description Of The Local Botany And Geology..

TUNBRIDGE WELLS GUIDES - PELTON, RICHARD..

In original green printed stiff card boards as issued. Advertisement endpapers and rear board. A little wear to extremities and some foxing but otherwise a very good copy.

£65.00

Publisher

Published by Richard Pelton, 68, The Pantiles. Printed at his Steam Printing Works, The Broadway. London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., Stationers' Hall Court.,

Place

Tunbridge Wells

Date

1893

Synopsis

[cover title:] pelton's shilling illustrated guide to tunbridge wells.
fourteenth edition.

Item Description

8vo. 5 x 7.25 inches. [2] pp. advertisements + [6], including [2] pp. advertisements + iii + [i] + [4] pp. advertisements + 255 pp. + [4] + [40] pp. advertisements. All text within double borders.

Illustrations

Illustrated by folding map of town and environs, printed on both sides, frontispiece, 2 photographic plates and numerous engravings within text, including full page. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes and by initials.

Notes

Richard Pelton (1833-1923) bought the guidebook publishing business of William Brackett about 1865 and continued his guide until 1868, when he renamed it Pelton's Illustrated Guide. It became a best selling Tunbridge Wells guide, being republished every three years until the end of the century

[Stock No. 23927]

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