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Cary's Traveller's Companion,

  • Author:
    Cary, John
  • Publisher:
    Printed for G & J Cary Engravers. No. 86 St. James's Street., London, 1822
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Or, A delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales: showing the immediate Route to every Market and Borough Town throughout the Kingdom. Laid down from the best Authorities on a New Set of County Maps. To which is added, An Alphabetical List of all the Market Towns, with the Days on which they are held. Bound with Cary's New Itinerary: or an Accurate Delineation of the Great Roads, Both Direct and Cross throughout England and Wales; with many of the Principal Roads in Scotland...etc Cary's Traveller's Companion, 1822. Engraved title; Contents, Advertisement leaf; 42 single page engraved county maps, hand coloured in outline. Lacking map of the county of Yorkshire. Cary's New Itinerary, Ninth Edition with Improvements. August 1821. Engraved title page; Dedication leaf; Advertisements 6pp; Table of contents with advertisement for globes to verso; Index 41pp; Circuits of the Judges [1pp]; Tables showing the immediate Route from the Metropolis to upwards of 9,000 Places etc [62pp] (numbered in two columns per page); Index to the Rivers & Navigable Canals [2]; Coach Directory [50pp]; List of The Stages Going From London to the circumjacent Villages &c. [7pp]; Packet Boats [1pp]; List of Provincial Stage Coaches [18pp]; Index of Places Which Occur In The Routes of The Provincial Coaches [3pp]; Cary's Improved Map of England (advertisement page) [1pp]; Six fold-out maps in sequence; Cary's New Itinerary, from Surveys Made by the Command of the Right Honourable The Postmaster General [284pp] (numbered in two columns per page from 3 - 568); A Brief Account of Bath, Bristol, Cambridge, Canterbury, Dover, Liverpool, and Oxford. [10pp] (numbered in two columns per page from 569 - 5880; An Alphabetical Arrangement of The Principal Places That Occur in the Routes of the Cross Roads pages 588 - 602; Cross Roads (numbered in two columns per page from 603 - 932; The New Mail Road to Holyhead (numbered in two columns per page from 933 - 958); Fold-out map of the Mail Road from London to Dublin; Index to the Country Seats and Their Possessors paginated 959 - 1047; Calculation of Posting [1pp]. Hardback. Modern quarter black morocco with gilt. No jacket. Book condition very good. Spine lightly faded. Lacking the map of the County of Yorkshire. Leaf p2/p3 in Coach Directory loose. Fold-out map of Isle of Wight torn at fold without loss. Very clean internally.
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