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Sprange, J. (Jasper), 1746–1823

The Tunbridge Wells guide, or, An account of the ancient and present state of that place : to which is added a particular description of towns and villages, remains of antiquity, gentlemens seats, founderies, &c. &c. within the circumference of sixteen miles.

Additional Title(s):

Tunbridge Wells guide

Account of the ancient and present state of that place

Tunbridge Wells : Printed and sold by J. Sprange, 1780.
Physical Description:
[4], viii, 68, 54, vi, 53-98, xii, 99-106, vi,1 07-178,14,16, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : ill. ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.T92 S67 1780
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Harry Ashby and Walker; after James Roberts and James Lambert.
The titlepage and dedication leaf, which is signed "J. Sprange," are engraved.
Engraved vignette on title page.
'A description of Tunbridge Wells' has a separate title page.
English short title catalogue, T70309
With a final advertisement leaf.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary full calf. Armorial bookplate: Sir Thomas MIller.
Subject Terms:
Baths -- England -- Tunbridge Wells -- Early works to 1800.
Health resorts -- England -- Tunbridge Wells -- Early works to 1800.
Miller, Thomas, Sir -- Bookplate.
Tunbridge Wells (England) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Tunbridge Wells (England) -- Guidebooks -- Early works to 1800.
Tunbridge Wells (England) -- Social conditions -- Early works to 1800.
Publishers' advertisements.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Ashby, Harry, 1744-1818, engraver.
Walker, William, 1729-1793, engraver.
Lambert, James, 1742-1799, ill.
Roberts, James, 1753-approximately 1809, ill.

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