Titre : A Tour in Wales
Éditeur : Henry Hughs, London
Date d'édition : 1778
Reliure : Hardcover
Contemporary full calf, edge of sides in gilt, spine expertly rebacked with matching tones and 6 compartments of raised bands, title in gilt on two, Pennant a Welsh naturalist and antiquary, belonged to a distinguished Welsh family, for many generations resident at Downing, Flintshire, where he was born. In 1778 he brought out A Tour in Wales. Most of this tour was through the northern Welsh Marches and along the north coast to Bangor. Later on this tour was followed by a Jouney to Snowdon (part 1 in 1781; part 2 in 1783), afterwards this formed the second part of the tour., Size : 4to, Engraved title-page with a vignette of Caergwrle Castle by P. Mazell after M. Griffiths 26 plates by P. Mazell, P.C. Canet, J. Caldwall, and W. Watts after M. Griffiths (9 folding) P. 434 there is an engraved vignette of a Welsh Harp, P. title, blank, (1), ii-vi (1), blank, 455, index (9), advertisements (2) Occasional light foxing otherwise an excellent copy. N° de réf. du libraire B1655
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