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Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals and Railways throughout Great Britain,   as a reference to Nichols, Priestley & Walkers' New Map of Inland Navigation,  derived from original and parliamentary documents in the possession of Joseph Priestley, esq.  by Joseph Priestley

£375.00

  • Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals and Railways throughout Great Britain,   as a reference to Nichols, Priestley & Walkers' New Map of Inland Navigation,  derived from original and parliamentary documents in the possession of Joseph Priestley, esq.  by Joseph Priestley

Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals and Railways throughout Great Britain, as a reference to Nichols, Priestley & Walkers’ New Map of Inland Navigation, derived from original and parliamentary documents in the possession of Joseph Priestley, esq. by Joseph Priestley

Priestley, Joseph
Longman, Rees…., 1831

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leather bound copy of Joseph Priestley’s  Guide to the early 19th-century British Canal System

London,  Longman, Rees…., 1831

4to. (29x23cm). ppxii 775 x. frontispiece map and folding plate of canal sections at end

The most complete guide to the British canal system of the early 19th-century, written to accompany the newly issued map of inland navigation

an ex-library copy, but the only evidence being two small library stamps, and a bar-code sticker on the verso of the title-page. some foxing to the preliminary pages, otherwise very clean and fresh, and the book has recently been rebound in a handsome half-calf binding