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Book Number 1655 
Author Thomas Pennant 
Title A Tour in Wales 
Date 1778 
Publisher Henry Hughs 
Place of Publication London 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary full calf, edge of sides in gilt, spine expertly rebacked with matching tones and 6 compartments of raised bands, title in gilt on two 
Illustration Engraved title-page with a vignette of Caergwrle Castle by P. Mazell after M. Griffiths 26 plates by P. Mazell, P.C. Canet, J. Caldwall, and W. Watts after M. Griffiths (9 folding) P. 434 there is an engraved vignette of a Welsh Harp 
Size 4to 
Condition Occasional light foxing otherwise an excellent copy 
Provenance  
Pagination P. title, blank, (1), ii-vi (1), blank, 455, index (9), advertisements (2) 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes Pennant a Welsh naturalist and antiquary, belonged to a distinguished Welsh family, for many generations resident at Downing, Flintshire, where he was born. In 1778 he brought out A Tour in Wales. Most of this tour was through the northern Welsh Marches and along the north coast to Bangor. Later on this tour was followed by a Jouney to Snowdon (part 1 in 1781; part 2 in 1783), afterwards this formed the second part of the tour. 
Price (US$) 1000  
Short Description ; Book Europe Wales 
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