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Bath and Bristol Guide 1755 - ANON.

Kingsmead Bookshop, 1969, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good+ DJ. DJ a little edgeworn at the top edges.

Bath was a pioneer in the publications of guides to cities, an edition was published as early as 1742, though no copies are known to exist. Contains descriptions of buildings, fares and distances for chairmen, tables of post, times of coaches, boats, etc., lists of carriers and other useful information for the visitor. The printer also published the first Bath newspaper 'The Bath Journal'. 62pp. Size: 8vo Crown (7½" x 5") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.

£Now with a new owner.