A TOPICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTIES OF HANTS, WILTS, DORSET, SOMERSET, DEVON, AND CORNWALL, William Tunnicliff.
A TOPICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTIES OF HANTS, WILTS, DORSET, SOMERSET, DEVON, AND CORNWALL,

A TOPICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTIES OF HANTS, WILTS, DORSET, SOMERSET, DEVON, AND CORNWALL,

commonly called the Western Circuit. Containing an accurate and comprehensive description of all the principal direct and cross roads in each respective county. In which the situation of all the towns, villages, noblemen's and gentlemen's seats, navigable rivers, canals, &c. upon and in the vicinity of each road, are particularly expressed and their relative distances exactly ascertained. Embellished with new and elegantly engraved maps of the several counties, taken from actual surveys, and laid down with great accuracy on a large scale.... Pp. xii+256, 44 engraved armorial plates, 6 large hand coloured folding maps, 6 double page index tables, tailpiece decorations; contemporary half leather, with gilt lettered green morocco title label, marbled papered boards, the gilt ruled spine quite brittle and dry (and consequently heavily cracked and chipped), joints cracking, the boards rubbed and worn; uncut; bookplate on upper pastedown, the hinges cracking, several small wormholes, all maps except the frontispiece with closed tear from inner margin (but no loss), several short edges splits, some light foxing, soiling, and offsetting; printed for the author by B. C. Collins, Salisbury, 1791. *Lacking the map of Dorset. The frontispiece is the map of the Western Circuit. The plates show the coats of arms of the local nobility and gentry. Item #096688

Price: $800.00