Excursions in the County of Cornwall,
Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.

[England]

By: Stockdale, F. W. L.

Price: $195.00

Quantity: 1 available


Collated and all called-for illustrations are present.


Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, an engraved half title page and fifty plates offering views of historical sites and landmarks of the peninsula in southwestern England. Fold-out map of Cornwall.


Bound in green leather, with raised bands, ornate gilt decorations and a gilt-lettered black leather label to the spine. Adorned with marbled edges and endpapers.


External handling wear, with light soiling and rubbing to the covers. Bindings tight and square. A previous owner's elegantly written notations appear on a blank pages at the front and rear of the volume. Pages and engraved plates exhibit scattered foxing and offsetting opposite plates. Pages 62 and 63 have a closed tear to the bottom half (measuring approximately 3.5 inches; text not affected).


8vo; 24 cm.; xi/171 pages plus upaginated index. Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5".


REF: Bodl: 014227818; OCLC: 59532714 Not in Tooney;

Title: Excursions in the County of Cornwall,
Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.

[England]

Author Name: Stockdale, F. W. L.

Illustrator: Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, an engraved half title page and fifty plates offering views of historical sites and landmarks of the peninsula in southwestern England. Fold-out map of Cornwall.

Categories: Travel Guides, England, British Isles, 19th Century,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: London:, Simpkin and Marshall,: 1824.

Binding: Leather.

Type: Book

Size: 8vo; 24 cm.; xi/171 pages plus upaginated index.

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 005834

Keywords: Cornwall -- History; Cornwall -- Description and travel. Travel Guide - Devonshire; Travel Guide,