Travellers In Britain. Three Centuries Of Discovery..
Bound in original green cloth, gilt, in pictorial endpapers. A very good copy.
4to. 7.5 x 10.25 inches. 216 pp.
illustrated throughout by black and white text figures and maps. Map endpapers.
The story of the exploration of Britain from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution. The travellers include William Worcestre, John Lelans, Celia Fiennes, Daniel Defoe, Arthur Young and Johnson and Boswell in Scotland. Richard Trench (b.1949) is a modern traveller, including Arabia, and author.
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