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The New History, Survey and Description of the City and Suburbs of Bristol, or Complete Guide, and Informing and Useful Companion for the Residents and Visitants of This Ancient, Extensive and Increasing City, the Hotwells and Clifton. Being the Most Authentic, Particular, and Comprehensive Account of Bristol Hitherto Published. To Which are Added Descriptions of the Towns, Seats and Curiosities in the Vicinity, and of the Cities of Bath and Wells; Brief Biography of Eminent Natives of Bristol, Memoirs of Chatterton the Poet; and a Large, Elegant Copper-plate Plan of the City, Hotwells, and Clifton. Matthews's New Bristol Directory, for the Year, 1793-4. Containing an Alphabetical List of the Corporation, Clergy, Merchants, Bankers, Professors of the Law and Physic, Manufacturers, Principal Traders, &c. &c. of the City of Bristol, With its Environs. To Which Are Added Lists of the Mail Coaches, Waggons, Coasting and Other Trading Vessels, to and From Bristol. Particulars of the Coming In and Going Out of the Posts, Home, and Foreign; With the Custom-House, Excise-Office, &c. Also a List of the Hackney Coaches, With Their Owners.

By Not Stated

1898

W. Matthews : Bristol

7.5" by 5"

[6pp], 112pp, 103pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A facsimile of this fascinating look at the city of Bristol in 1794, illustrated with a folding map.

A 1898 facsimile of the original 1794 publication. Two volumes in one, containing 'The New History, Survey and Description of the City and Suburbs of Bristol', and 'Matthews's New Bristol Directory, for the Year, 1793-4'. This work is a guide to life and industry in Bristol and the surrounding areas at the end of the eighteenth century. Illustrated with a frontispiece and a folding map.

CONDITION

In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding with paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Some light marks to the boards. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd spot.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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