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The Tunbridge Wells guide, or, An account of the ancient & present state of that place : with a particular description of all the towns, villages, antiquities, natural curiosities, ancient & modern seats, founderies, &c. within the circumference of sixteen miles, with accurate views of the principal objects.
Additional Title(s):
Clifford's descriptive guide of Tunbridge Wells and its vicinity
Fifth edition.
Tunbridge Wells : Printed & published by J. Clifford, [1831?]
Physical Description:
viii, 188 p., [6] leaves of plates (some fold.) : ill., col. map ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.T92 C55 1831
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Map engraved by S. Waters; after J. Hastings. Engravings by S. Neele, William Walker, John Walkers, Henry Ashby, and H. Vaughan; after J. Hastings and J. Lambert.
Edition statement from cover.
Latest date mentioned in text is 1831.
Title leaf and dedication leaf are engraved.
NSTC, 2C26414
"Distances of several pleasant excursions on leaving the Wells, and returning by different routs"--p. 176-182.
"Useful information for those residing in or visiting Tunbridge Wells"--p. 183-188.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original printed yellow boards.
Subject Terms:
Baths -- England -- Tunbridge Wells.
Clifford, J. -- Publisher.
Health resorts -- England -- Tunbridge Wells.
Tunbridge Wells (England) -- Description and travel.
Tunbridge Wells (England) -- Guidebooks.
Tunbridge Wells (England) -- Social conditions.
Engravings -- 1831.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1831.
Publishers' advertisements.
Ashby, Harry, 1744-1818, engraver.
Vaughan, H., engraver.
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824, engraver.
Walker, John, active 1784-1802, engraver.
Walker, William, 1729-1793, engraver.
Waters, S., engraver.
Hastings, J., ill.
Lambert, James, 1742-1799, ill.

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