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FIRST Edition. Near contemporary/or contemporary half green leather (spine and corners) blind stamped decoration to the spine, with marbled boards. A burgundy coloured title label to the spine with bright gilt titling, plus gilt banding and decoration to the spine. Base colour to the spine has drkened to a browny-green with age but all very clean and clear. Extremities a little rubbed, and 2 names, and an address, to the plain front free endpaper, both from a local Carmarthenshire family named White - and the book was also bound by the family as indicated by a small binders label at the end 'Bound by H. White and Sons, Carmarthen'. (xii) + 210 pages. With a VG large fold-out chart. A very good, clean, tight and bright, complete copy of this Delightful Period Guide to Wales at the turn of the Nineteenth Century. Llanelli gets short shrift - " LLANELLY, a miserable, dirty place, filled with minors and sailors. From hence to KIDWELY,..." The book ends with a few sonnets written and sent by friends to the Author " as considered applicable to his Tour ". . . See Images. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall
Title: The Cambrian Directory, Or, Cursory Sketches of the Welsh Territories. with a Chart, Comprehending At One View, the Advisable Route-Best Inns-Distances-And Objects Most Worthy of Attention.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Salisbury, J. Easton,: 1800
Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 113860
Keywords: The Cambrian Directory, Or, Cursory Sketches Of The Welsh Territories. With A Chart, Comprehending At One View, The Advisable Route-best Inns-distances-and Objects Most Worthy Of Attention. Anon (attributed To Allen Cliff, Of Worcester) . FIRST EDITION 1800. " LLANELLY, A Miserable, Dirty Place, Filled With Minors And Sailors. From Hence To KIDWELY,..." . Delightful Period Guide To Wales At The Turn Of The Nineteenth Century. Wales Guide To Wales + Sonnets Re The Authors Journey With Sonnets!