A new geographical description of England and Wales

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  • TitleA new geographical description of England and Wales : containing a distinct view of the air, soil, produce, manufacturers, cities, boroughs, market-towns, and principal village, giving an exact account of all the market and fair days, interspersed with the names of the most eminent personages born or residing in each country. Together with authentic lists of the seats of the English nobility. To the whole is prefixed Kitchin’s most accurate map of the roads with the distances by the miles stones, and other exact admensurations between town and town, carefully corrected to the present times.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for Robert Sayer, in Fleet-Street, and Carington Bowles, in St. Paul’s Church Yard, MDCCLXVII [1767]

Catalog Record

63 767 N532

Acquired February 2016

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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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