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

Descriptive guide of Leamington Priors : containing a brief account of that celebrated and fashionable spa : with general rules for drinking the waters, and the use of the baths : (as recommended by the most eminent physicians,) : comprising also various interesting county sketches, including a particular account of Kenilworth and Warwick Castles, Stonley-Abbey, Off-Church, Guy's Cliff, Birmingham, Coventry, Ragley Park, and Stratford-on-Avon, &c. : illustrated with elegant vignettes and a perspective view of the castle and borough of Warwick : likewise with views of the Royal Pump Room and New Baths, of the Assembly Rooms, the theatre, and other superb embellishments / by J. Bisset, (Late of Birmingham,) proprietor of the historic picture gallery, of the Public Reading Room, and the Museum of Natural History at Leamington ; with a map of ten miles round the spa.

The second and improved edition.
Coventry : Printed for the author, and sold by Merridew and Son; and sold in London by Longman and Co.; also by Nournaville and Fell, New Bond Street, and by the principal booksellers in every city and town in the British Empire, 1816.
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 114, [12] p., [11] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map : 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.L35 B57 1816
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Beck; after illustrations by I. Simms and J. Bisset.
Edition statement transposed from head of title.
"Price 4s. sewed, or 5s in boards"--T.p.
Anderson, J.P. Book of British topography, p. 290
BAC: British Art Center copy inscribed: Bowes Fenwick.
Subject Terms:
Birmingham (England) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Bisset, J. (James), 1762?-1832 -- Publisher.
Coventry (England) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Fenwick, Bowes -- Autograph.
Guy's Cliffe -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Kenilworth Castle (Kenilworth, England)
Leamington (England) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Longman and Co. -- Publisher.
Merridew and Son -- Publisher.
Nournaville and Fell -- Publisher.
Offchurch -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Ragley Park (England) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Stoneleigh Abbey -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Stratford-upon-Avon (England) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Warwick Castle (Warwick, England)
Warwickshire (England) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.
Etchings -- 1816.
Wood engravings -- 1816.
Engravings -- 1816.
Bisset, J. (James), 1762?-1832, ill.

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