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'A few observations made upon journies taken in the years 1776, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1786, 1788, 1790, 1796, 1799 & 1811. Volume the First'

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MS. Top. gen. e. 54

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'A few observations made upon journies taken in the years 1776, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1786, 1788, 1790, 1796, 1799 & 1811. Volume the First', descriptions of tours in the Midland, South-eastern, Southern and Mid-western parts of England, and in the South East of Wales, illustrated by etchings of places carefully drawn.

On p. vi is 'Padman junr--Bank of England', probably indicating the author and writer. Oxford is described on pp. 59-73 (1786), cf. 235.

Dates

  • Written in 1776 (?)-1811

Extent

238 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. e. 54, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. e. 54

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18950

Overview

'A few observations made upon journies taken in the years 1776, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1786, 1788, 1790, 1796, 1799 & 1811. Volume the First'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31130

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought by the Bodleian 1 May 1891 from U. Maggs's Cat. 95 (no. 876).'

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, rough stamped leather with clasps

Dimensions

8 3/4 × 7 1/4 in.
Title
'A few observations made upon journies taken in the years 1776, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1786, 1788, 1790, 1796, 1799 & 1811. Volume the First'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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