Very Fine in Very Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover, brown cloth in glossy pictorial dust-jacket. 197pp., Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with half-tones of the towns and estates visited. An annotated study of Percival's 1701 journal of a 14 week tour of England, in the vein of the more well known Rural Rides a century later. Fitst edition, no additional printings listed. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy--as new. Very fine in a ver fine dust-jacket.
As New in As New jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book and Jacket As New. Sir John Percival took a fourteen week tour of England in 1701, traveling with the diarist William Byrd II of Virginia. The author has produced a carefully annotated edition of Percival's journal and a extensive introduction that sketchs Byrd's life; he explores the significance of these writings against the backdrop of the times. Early illustrations of the towns and estates visited show the cultural landscape he found. The book is bound in handsome burnt orange cloth w/brown panel on spine, gilt titled within. Jacket art is Londesburgh, Yorkshire, by Johannes Kip after Leonard Knyff, c.1700. 197 pages with Bibliography and Index. 9.5 x 6.25 inches. Univ of Missouri Press, Columbia, Missouri, USA.
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