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The Land of Broads. A Practical and Illustrated Guide to the Broads of Norfolk and Suffolk.

By Ernest R. Suffling

1895

Benjamin Perry : Essex

7.5" by 5"

xii, 289pp [5pp index] [18pp adverts]

 

 

 

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A pleasing 'new and revised edition' copy of this fascinating and copiously illustrated study of the network of navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.

This work primarily examines the principle navigable portions of the "Three Rivers"- the Bure, Waveney, and the Yare; examining the surrounding area from an archaeological, historical, 'picturesque', and sporting point of view. This copy has been dated using the seventh edition preface to the front of the text. Copiously illustrated throughout with in-text illustrations, five full page plates, and a large coloured folding map of 'The Land of the Broads', drawn by the author himself. This work also features contemporary advertisements and information regarding 'railway and other facilities' to the rear of the text.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original pictorial cloth binding, with gilt title and pictorial embellishment to the front board and spine. Externally excellent, with slight bumping to extremities and head and tail of spine. Internally firmly bound. Pages slightly age toned to extremities, but very bright and clean throughout. Slight age toning to coloured folding map, and occasional closed tear to extremities and folds. Faint ink marks to page viii, not affecting text.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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