Memories of Our Great Towns with Anecdotic Gleanings concerning their Worthies and their Oddities


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A travel guide written in the tradition of Defoe's Tour Through Great Britain, by a Gentleman, full of romantic description and local trivia. Amongst Doran's choices are a place which Defoe glossed over, Bradford. Doran also writes of Doncaster, Cambridge, Bath, Birmingham, Nottingham, Dundee, Norwich, Exeter, Leicester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Brighton, Belfast, Londonderry, Bristol, Glasgow and Plymouth.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Chatto and Windus
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Date Published: 1878
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    449 p. 23 cm. Beautifully bound in half maroon leather with cloth boards. Faint spot on upper spine. Moderate wear to extremities. Light foxing is mainly to endpapers. Tear at bottom of p. 69-90, edge of 351, edges of 351-59. Bookmark intact.

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