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Wyld, James, 1790–1836

A new table of hackney coach and chariot fares : calculated from the different coach stands in the metropolis and its vicinity : alphabetically arranged, and containing nearly 5000 distinct fares, compiled from official documents and actual measurement.

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Wyld's tables of Hackney coach and chariot fares

Tables of Hackney coach and chariot fares

[London] : Published by J. Wyld, Geographer to His Majesty and to H.R.H. the Duke of York, 5 Charing Cross, [between 1823 and 1829]
[London] : Printed by A. Snell, 23, Harcourt Street, [between 1823 and 1829]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 29 x 41 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HE5663.W95 N49 1823
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Issued with sleeve bearing printed title label: Wyld's tables of hackney coach and chariot fares.
Text printed in three columns, headed Regulations, Penalties, and Explanation.
James Wyld was active at 5 Charing Cross from 1823 to 1832. See: Worms, L. British map engravers. Adolphus Snell was active at 23 Harcourt Street from 1823 to 1829. See: Todd, W.B. A directory of printers.
The table is printed letterpress, groups of three rows hand-colored in alternating shades of pale blue and pink.
BAC: British Art Center copy mounted on linen, folded to 10 x 6 cm. Accompanied by publisher's original marbled paper sleeve (11 x 7 cm), with title label.
Subject Terms:
Cab and omnibus service -- England -- London.
Coaching (Transportation) -- England -- London -- Rates.
London (England) -- Distances, etc.
Transportation -- Fares -- England -- London.
Snell, Adolphus, printer.

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