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Bisset, J. (James), 1762?-1832

Bisset's Magnificent guide, or, Grand copperplate directory, for the town of Birmingham. : comprising the addresses of the most eminent public companies, bankes, merchants, tradesmen, and manufacturers, in the "toy-shop of Europe" : alphabetically arranged in elegant and emblematic engravings, containing upwards of fifty superb plates, with views of the principal buildings, &c. : exclusive of a view of the Royal Mint and Soho manufactory / by J. Bisset.

Second edition.
Birmingham : Printed (for the author) by R. Jabet ..., 1808.
Physical Description:
viii, 7 p., [41] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690 B6 B5 1808
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Added engraved t.p.
Edition statement from dealer's catalogue.
First edition published in 1800 under title: "A poetic survey round Birmingham."
Subject Terms:
Birmingham (England) -- Directories.
Birmingham (England) -- Guidebooks.
Birmingham (England) -- Imprints -- Specimens -- 1808.
Birmingham (England) -- Poetry.
Bisset, J. (James), 1762?-1832 -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1808.
Jabet, R. -- Printer.
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1808.

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