[BRADSHAW GUIDE]

Bradshaw's Handbook for Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland

£1,200

Bradshaw’s Handbook for Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland
with beautiful steel engraved illustrations of the scenery of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.
London W.J. Adams [c.1876-77]

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Bradshaw's Handbook for Tourists in Great Britain & Ireland

Description

Scarce set of Bradshaw guides bound in the original wrappers.

Section 1 covers London and Southern England; Section II covers Wales and Midlands; Section III- covers Northern England. Bradshaw’s series of timetables and guidebooks were originally produced from the late 1830s onwards and soon became essential for every traveller. There were 4 sections and Section IV covered Ireland and Scotland but each handbook is complete within itself and this rare three volume set cover England and Wales.

Description

3 separate sections, Small 4to ( 16 x 13 cm), Section I: pp. xvii, [3] 122, 78 adverts, Section II: pp xiv, [2] 112, 78 adverts, Section III; pp xv. [1] 128, 78 adverts, Section I: 4 folding maps, 6 steel-engraved plates; Section II: 2 folding maps, 5 steel-engraved plates; Section III: 7 maps and plans, 5 steel engraved plates, some scattered light foxing, two maps repaired to the reverse without loss; publisher’s pictorial printed wrappers, slightly worn and fragile, slight loss to the spine; a very good example.

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Stock ID: 99976