The Cambrian Traveller's Guide and Pocket Companion [NICHOLSON George] - editor 1760-1825 Publisher: George Nicholson Publish Year: 1808 Publish Place: Stourport Illustrator: CRAIG WM Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007591 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £90.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1808, 1 pl. In modern half calf, to style, over contemporary red marbled boards. Spine with gilt & blind tooling, original red calf label with gilt titles. Internally, frontis, , (iii-viii), 719 pp (2 columns per page), 1 pl (frontis), printed by G Nicholson, edges sprinkled red, ink name to ffep. (194*112 mm). (Anderson 335). Title continues: containing the collected information of the most popular and authentic writers, relating to The Principality of Wales, and Parts of the Adjoining Counties ; augmented by Considerable Additions, the Result of Various Expeditions: comprehending Histories and Descriptions of the cities, towns, villages, castles, mansions, palaces, abbeys, churches, inns, mountains, rocks, waterfalls, ferries, bridges, passes, &c. &c. Arranged in Alphabetical Order. Also, Descriptions of What is Remarkable in the Intermediate Spaces, as solitary houses, forts, encampments, walls, ancient roads, caverns, rivers, aqueducts, lakes, forests, woods, fields of battle, islets, cromlechs, carneths, tumuli, pillars, druidic circles, works of iron, tin, copper, &c. The Roads are described, the distances gives, and the distinct routes of Aikin, Barber, Bingley, Coxe, Donovan, Evans, Hutton, Malkin, Pennant, Skrine, Warner, and Wyndham, are preserved. The whole interspersed with Historic and Biographic Notices, with Natural History, Botany, Mineralogy ; and with Remarks on the Commerce, Manufacture, Agriculture, and Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants.