The gentleman’s guide in his tour through France

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Brown pigskin spine with red label, marble boards.

  • Author: Playstowe, Philip.
  • Title: The gentleman’s guide in his tour through France / wrote by an officer, who lately travelled on a principle which he most sincerely recommends to his countrymen, viz. Not to spend more money than is requisite to support, with decency, the character of an Englishman : to which is added, a correct map of all the post-roads of France …
  • Edition: The sixth edition, with very considerable additions, particularly an accurate account of the different routs through Italy, with the distances of the towns, and the expence of travelling.
  • Published: London : Printed for G. Kearsly, No. 46, Fleet-Street, MDCCLXXVII [1777]

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Acquired March, 2011 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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