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Hippesley, R
Bath and it's environs, a descriptive poem, in three cantos. Wherein the reality, life, and great qualities of it's first founder Bladud are displayed,--his figure, as described by the orator Himerius, delineated;--the natural history of Bath, as well ancient as modern, and the inimitable beauty of it's situation, hills, woods, river, vales, and respective landscapes, depicted according to nature. The whole interspersed with reflections analogous to the subject, and illustrated with explanatory notes authenticating the several historical traditions from which the poem is composed ...
Bath, Printed by R. Cruttwell, for J. Almon, London; and W. Frederick, Bath, 1775.
Physical Description:
viii p., 2 ., 53 p. 1 plate. 27 cm.
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DA690 B3 H5
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : Plate by B. Baron, after W. Hoare.
BAC : Plate and dedication misbound in this copy?
A warning on p. [ii] of a "spurious and incorrect" impression suggests that a pirated edition may precede this one.
Attributed to R-------- Hippesley by Halkett & Laing.
Subject Terms:
Bath (England) -- Description and travel.

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