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Creator:
Adam, William, -1873, author.
Title(s):

The gem of the peak, or, Matlock Bath and its vicinity : an account of Derby, a tour from Derby to Matlock, excursions to Chatsworth, Haddon, Monsal Dale, Dovedale, Ilam, Alton Towers, Hardwick, Wingfield, Ashbourne, Buxton, and Castleton, historical and geological : brief history of the Fluor Spar, from the earliest period, down to the present time, a review of the geology of Derbyshire, catalogue of minerals and rocks, and of the flora of the high and low peak : illustrated with maps and numerous engravings / by W. Adam.

Additional Title(s):

Gem of the peak

Matlock Bath and its vicinity

Edition:
Third edition.
Published/Created:
London : Longman and Company, Paternoster Row : Mozley and Sons, W. and W. Pike, Derby : Adam and Company Late Mawe, Royal Museum, Matlock : Goodwin, Bakewell : Moore Library, Buxton : Hoon, Hobson, Ashbourne : and Dearden, Nottingham, 1843.
Derby : Henry Mozley and Sons, printers, [1843]
Physical Description:
xvi, [4], 432, [4] pages, [10] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : illustrations ; 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.D43 A32 1843 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.D43 A32 1843 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes index.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 111
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original plum cloth. Title stamped in gilt on front cover. Inscription: Charles Montrimon, 1854. Publisher's advertisements: [1] page at end not included in pagination.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is bound in publisher's original brown cloth. Title stamped in gilt on front cover. Errata slip tipped in at end.
Subject Terms:
Adam & Co. -- Publisher.
Dearden, -- Publisher.
Derbyshire (England) -- Description and travel.
Geology -- England -- Derbyshire.
Goodwin, -- Publisher.
Hoon, Hobson -- Publisher.
Longman & Co. -- Publisher.
Matlock (England) -- Description and travel.
Montrimon, Charles -- Autograph, 1854.
Moore Library -- Publisher.
Mozley and sons -- Printer.
Peak District (England) -- Description and travel.
W. and W. Pike -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1843.
Wood engravings -- 1843.
Engravings -- 1843.
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
Rowe, George, 1796-1864, illustrator.
Bird, Edward, 1772-1819, illustrator.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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