[Defoe, A Tour thro’ the whole Island of Great Britain, Divided into Circuits or…
[Defoe, A Tour thro' the whole Island of Great Britain, Divided into Circuits or
[Defoe, Daniel] By a Gentleman. A Tour thro’ the whole Island of Great Britain, Divided into Circuits or Journies. Giving A Particular and Diverting Account of whatever is Curious and worth Observation, viz. I. A description of the Principal Cities and Towns, their Situation, Magnitude, Government, and Commerce. II. The Customs, Manners, Speech, as also the Exercises, Diversions, and Employment of the People. III. The Produce and Improvement of the Lands, the Trade and Manufactures. IV. The Sea-Ports and Fortifications, the Course of Rivers, and the Inland Navigation. V. The Publick Edifices, Seats and Palaces of the Nobility and Gentry. With Useful Observations upon the Whole. Particularly fitted for the Reading of such as desire to Travel over the Island. With a Map of England and Wales, by Mr.Moll [Herman Moll, Geographer]. First Edition. Volume II (of Three). London, Printed and Sold by G. Strahan, in Cornhill, 1725. Octavo. Advertising for “Books printed for W.Mears, VIII, Folded Map of England and Wales, 192, 200 pages plus XXXVI pages Index (for Volume I and II). Hardcover / Original full calf with gilt lettering and ornament on spine. Ornament on boards. Professionally Rebacked in the early 19th century. Larger bookplate / Exlibris of Henry Ford Barclay to pastedown (Motto: “Cedant Arma In Cruce Spero – In Hac Vince”). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Binding firm with some minor bumping to corners. The map in very good condition with a minor tear and clean split to one fold. Minor traces of foxing only. Name of preowner in ink on endpaper: “James Whity – 1775”.
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