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Hamer, J P
Hamer's Practical Steamboat, Railway, and Road Guide, to Snowdon and Around
 
Publisher: The Author, Caernarvon;
Edition: 1st Edition
Date of Publication: 1857
Stock Code: 3417
 
FIRST EDITION. 16 mo. iv, 120 pp. Fold-out Humphrey's Map of North Wales approximately 16 inches x 12 to front pastedown. Frontispiece engraving of the Britannia and Menai Bridges plus 13 further engravings to 7 plates, all of views in North Wales. Advertisements to rear. Book Condition: Very Good. Original blindstamped decorative red cloth with gilt titles to upper board. Green endpapers. A little toning and very minor foxing to plates otherwise very clean internally; no annotation or inscriptions. Cover cloth lightly surface soiled with seven small worm-holes to spine; rubbed at spine tips with corners lightly bumped. A tourist's guide to the area with information on what to visit, transport, accommodation and the best ways to ascend Snowdon. Rare - at time of writing, only two copies were listed on Copac.
 
£125.00
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