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Pete Fry

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Wallis's New Pocket Edition of The English Counties


810 Wallis's New Pocket Edition.. Wallis (James). Wallis's New Pocket Edition of the English Counties or Travellers Companion in which are carefully laid down all the Direct & Cross Roads, Cities, Townes, Villages, Parks, Seats and Rivers with a General Map of England & Wales, published J. Wallis and sold by Davies & Eldridge, Exeter [1810], letterpress title cut with slight loss to the printed surface, contents list and forty-three (complete) engraved maps with contemporary hand colouring, including one double-page (Yorkshire), plus a small map of the Isle of Wight bound at rear (not called for by Chubb but usually present), very slight staining, contemporary half morocco gilt with red morocco gilt title label to the upper siding, bumped and worn at extremities, 8vo. Wonderful maps and a delightful example of Wallis's Travellers Companion.