By James John Hissey
London   Richard Bentley and Son
9" by 6" xiv, 413, (2)pp.
A smart first edition of this illustrated travel guide across England in a Dog-Cart.
By James John Hissey

1891 Across England in a Dog-Cart: From London to St. David's and Back

London   Richard Bentley and Son
9" by 6" xiv, 413, (2)pp.
A smart first edition of this illustrated travel guide across England in a Dog-Cart.
£38.00
: 1kgs / : 909T51

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

First edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece, fifteen plates, and a fold out map to the rear. Collated complete. A chronicle of a leisurely dog-coach tour across England, encouraging readers to explore the land around them. With chapters on pretty villages, farms, roadside pictures, monuments, charming inns, and more. Written by John James Hissey, an English landowner.

Condition

In the original full cloth binding. Externally, smart with light rubbing and bumping to the extremities. Light fading to the spine with the odd small mark to the boards. Hinges tender. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with the odd small spot or handling mark. Further spotting and light age toning to the endpapers.

Good

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