Topographical And Statistical Description Of The County Of Kent.
bound Together With :-
topographical And Statistical Description Of The County Of Essex..

COOKE, GEORGE ALEXANDER..

Bound in contemporary half-calf over marbled boards with contrasting title labels, gilt. A little rubbed at extremities but a very good, clean copy.

£250.00

Publisher

Printed for C. Cooke. 17, Paternoster Row, By Brimmer and Co. Water Lane, Fleet Street. n.d. but,

Date

c.1800.

Synopsis

Containing an account of its situation, extent, towns, roads, rivers, minerals, fisheries, manufactures, commerce, fairs, agriculture, markets, curiosities, antiquities, natural history, civil and ecclesiastical jurisdictions &c. to which is prefixed, a copious travelling guide; exhibiting the district and principal cross roads, inns and distance of stages. noblemen's and gentlemen's seats, forming a complete county itinerary. also a list of the markets and fairs; and an index table, showing, at one view, the distances of all the towns from london, and from each other. illustrated with a map of the county.

Item Description

12 mo. 2 volumes bound as one, 360 pp. and 168 pp. with a hand-coloured, folding engraved map of each county.

Notes

This volume has here been bound up with the volume for Essex, with a nunber 4 stamped on the binding, so at some time it was part of a set of all Cooke's county volumes. A most interesting pocket compendium of the counties for the traveller, containing a mass of information. The descriptions of Dover and Hythe make no reference to the works undertaken for the Napoleonic Wars, from which I conjecture the date to be about the turn of the eighteenth century. Not recorded by Smith.

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