Coaching days of England : containing an account of whatever was most remarkable for grandeur, elegance and curiosity in the time of the coaches of England, comprehending the year 1750 until 1850 : together with an historical commentary by Anthony Burgess, and in addition decorated and illustrated with a great number of drawings, prints, and views in perspective gathered on purpose for this work.
- London : Elek ; 1966.
Greenwich, Conn. : New York Graphic Society, 1966.
- Physical Description:
- , 96 p., 25 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), ports., maps, facsims. ; 39 x 53 cm.
- Reference LibraryFolio F D 8Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Bibliography: p. 96.
BAC: British Art Center (Department fo Rare Books and Manuscripts) has two copies. Copy 1 is no. 2 of 100 (of the deluxe, leather bound edition), signed by Burgess. Copy 2 bound in publisher's original green cloth, with dust jacket. Has tipped in a clipping from the Ilustrated London News (of 20 Feb. 1960) with a review of The mail-coach men of the late eighteenth century, by Edmund Vale.
- Subject Terms:
- Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993 -- Autograph.Carriages and carts -- England -- HistoryCoaching (Transportation) -- England.Elek -- Publisher.Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.Travel in literature.
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