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A Journey Into Cornwall Through the Counties of Southampton, Wilts, Dorset, Somerset & Devon Interspersed with Remarks, Moral, Historical, Literary, and Political

George Lipscomb

Published by H. Sharpe, Warwick, 1799
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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1799 First Edition. Extra-illustrated with 27 Engraved plates. 5 inches by 8-3/8 inches. xiii, 364 pages. The illustrations are amateurishly tipped-in or inserted at the page where the subject of the illustration is mentioned. Page 15 - The Polygon, near Southampton; Page 24 - The Hospital of St. Cross; Page 28 - The monument of King William Rufus; Page 33 - The Font in Winchester Cathedral; Page 34 - Winchester Cathedral; Page 37 - Winchester House; Page 40 - The Front of the County Hospital at Winchester; Page 42 - Hide (Hyde) Abbey, Hampshire; Page 96 - In the Church of Wimborne , the white marble figures of John Duke of Somerset and Margaret; Page 102 - View of Kingston in Dorsetshire; Page 109 - Bryanston in Dorsetshire, the seat of William Henry Portman; Page 111 - View of Milton Abbey in Dorsetshire; Page 125 - A View of Sherborne Castle in Dorset Shire; Page 126 - View from Jerusalem Hill in Lord Digby's Park at Sherborne in Dorsetshire; Page 142 - South-West View of Axminster Church, Devonshire; Page 148 - A View of Honiton Church, Devonshire; Page 154 - A View of the Cathedral Church of Exeter; Page 166 - The South-West View of Exeter; Page 176 - The South View of Oakhampton Castle, Devon; Page 290 - The South Elevation of the Stone Light House, Eddystone in 1759; Page 297 - Cotele House, Cornwall; Page 318 - Saltram in Devonshire, Lord Boringdon; Page 323 - Ivy Bridge near Plymouth; Page 356 - Hackwood Park, near Basingstoke, Hampshire. Some of these engravings have been trimmed to fit the page and some partially fold-out. The book's back cover is missing and the front cover's hinge is cracked and will soon detach. The pages are clean, still crisp and well bound with very little foxing. In brown leather with a gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments. A little worming to the bottom blank margin of the last 8 leaves - doesn't affect any text. Size: Small 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 9294

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Title: A Journey Into Cornwall Through the Counties...

Publisher: H. Sharpe, Warwick

Publication Date: 1799

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: First Edition.

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