A poetic survey round Birmingham; with a brief description of the different curiosities and manufactories of the place. Intended as a guide to strangers. By J. Bisset ... Accompanied by A magnificent directory; with the names, professions, &c. superbly engraved in emblematic plates.
- Birmingham [England] Printed for the author by Swinney and Hawkins; sold by T. Heptinstall, London, Swinney and Hawkins, Birmingham, and all other booksellers 
- Physical Description:
- viii, -62,  p. front. (map) 27 plates. 24 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- The directory has its own t.-p.
Added t.-p., engraved, dated 1800, has title: Bisset's grand national directory.
Map after drawing by Js. Sherriff.
Plates by or after T. Hancock, F. Eginton, Reynolds, Smith, Howe, and Hollins.
Head- and tail-pieces.
- Subject Terms:
- Birmingham (England) -- Directories.Birmingham (England) -- Guidebooks.Birmingham (England) -- Poetry.Bisset, J. (James), 1762?-1832 -- Publisher.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1800.Heptinstall, T. -- Publisher.Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1800.Swinney and Hawkins -- Publisher.
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