A new topographical, historical, and commercial survey…

Cover: A new topographical, historical, and commercial survey


Title Page: A new topographical, historical, and commercial survey

Inscribed on front flyleaf: The gift of The Revd. Mr Onely to Joseph Langley 1780; with a ms. page laid in listing 44 varieties of flowers.

  • Author: Seymour, Charles.
  • Title: A new topographical, historical, and commercial survey of the cities, towns, and villages of the county of Kent : arranged in alphabetical order … / by Charles Seymour, teacher of the classics, &c. at Canterbury.
  • Published: [Canterbury] : Printed for the author, and to be had of Mr. Flacton, bookseller, at Canterbury; Silver, and Crow, Margate; Smith, Tunbridge-Wells; Stephen Doorne, Feversham; and at the apartments o[f] the author, at Mr. James Abbot’s, baker, Canterbury, MDCCLXXVI [1776].

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Acquired January, 2010 by the Lewis Walpole Library.

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The Lewis Walpole Library, a department of the Yale University Library since 1980, is an internationally recognized research collection in the field of British eighteenth-century studies. Its unrivalled collection of Walpoliana includes half the traceable volumes from Horace Walpole's famous library at Strawberry Hill and many letters and other manuscripts by him. The Library's book and manuscript collections, numbering over 32,000 volumes, cover all aspects of eighteenth-century British culture. The Library is also home to the largest and finest collection of eighteenth-century British graphic art outside the British Museum; its 35,000 satirical prints, portraits, and topographical views are an incomparable resource for visual material on many facets of English life of the period. Located in Farmington, Connecticut, forty miles north of New Haven and within easy distance of Boston and New York, the Lewis Walpole Library's collections also include drawings, paintings, and furniture, all housed on a 14-acre campus with four historically important structures and extensive grounds. The Library runs an active fellowship program and sponsors conferences, lectures, and exhibitions in cooperation with other Yale libraries and departments.

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