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The Advantages of Inland Navigation;

WHITWORTH R. [Richard] 1734?-1811

  • Publisher: R. Baldwin
  • Published: 1766 , London: ay th Rose, in Pater-noster-Row.
  • Condition: very good
London: ay th Rose, in Pater-noster-Row.: R. Baldwin, 1766 VG+, 1st ed, 1766,1 pl, 1 plan, 4 tables. On the use of canals and rivers to transport goods. In contemporary calf, corners & edges lightly bumped & rubbed. Re-backed, old laid down, raised bands, title in blind. Internally, folding portrait frontis, (iii-vi), 73 pp, [1], 1 pl (portrait frontis - Francis Egeton - sm tear at crease), 1 folding plan (very large, folding & hand coloured in outline), 4 tables (folding), [similar in pagination to the BL copy so not sure if there ever was a halftitle], gilt tooling to board edges bookplate to fpd (Doddington Library, ink name to fep (Sir Tho Broughton Bart Staffordshire), small hole to fep, occasional light edge browning & spotting, joints cracked but firm. (205*125 mm). (ESTC T138831). Broughton was a landowner mentioned in the printed tables. Title continues: or, Some observations offered to the public, to shew that an inland navigation may be easily effected between the three great ports of Bristol, Liverpool, and Hull ; together with a plan for executing the same.

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