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 years 1750 until 1850

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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 years 1750 until 1850

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Paul Elek
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1964
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Details:
    95 p. not including plates. 39 X 52 cm. 24 full page colour plates + 196 duotone illustrations. Green cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Faded edges. Some soiling to front ad a little dust on lower edge of text block. In mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket with chips and tears to edges, especially large chip to spine tail. A little soiling to jacket. A few small spots on front free endpaper. Introductory historical commentary by Anthony Burgess. Sections of Henry Fielding, R. S. Surtees, Charles Dickens, Tobias Smollett, James Boswell, Washington Irving, Oliver Goldsmith, Fanny Burney, Jane Austen, others. A large and heavy book which will require extra shipping charges.

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