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Baxter, John, 1781–1858

Baxter's Stranger in Brighton and directory : comprising a brief, yet comprehensive historical and topographical account of the town, and immediate neighbourhood ...

Brighton : Printed and published by the proprietor, and sold by J.F. Girton ..., J. Baxter ..., Simpkin and Marshall ... London, 1824.
Physical Description:
4, [v]-lxxxiii, [3], [75]-159, [3] p., [3] leaves of plates (one folded) : ill. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690 B78 B393 1824
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
One illustration after George Baxter; one engraved by Samuel Williams.
First appearance of George Baxter's name on a print. (see Lewis, p. 9).
Bound in original grey paper-boards, as issued. Title on front cover reads: John Baxter's Brighton Directory and stranger's guide.
Ford, J. Images of Brighton, p. 359
Lewis, C.T.C. Picture printer of the 19th century, p. 49
Subject Terms:
Baxter, John -- Publisher.
Bibliotheca Sussexiana -- Provenance.
Brighton (England) -- Directories.
Brighton (England) -- Guidebooks.
Girton, J.F. -- Publisher.
Simpkin and Marshall -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- 1824.
Wood engravings -- 1824.
Baxter, George, 1804-1867, ill.
Williams, Samuel, 1788-1853, engraver.

  • (from t.p.) The directory contains I. An alphabetical arrangement of inhabitant householders. II. An alphabetical arrangement of the professions. III. A list of coaches, waggons, carts, etc.

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