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

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 [1800]
Physical Description:
viii, [9]-62, [2] p. front. (map) 27 plates. 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690 B6 B5
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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.
Sherriff, James.
Eginton, Francis, 1775-1823.
Hancock, Thomas, active 1794-1804.
Smith, of Birmingham.
Hollins, William, 1763-1843.
Reynolds, William, active 1800-1811.

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