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Owen's new book of roads, or, A description of the roads of Great Britain : being a companion to Owen's complete book of fairs : containing, I. An alphabetical list of all the cities, towns, and remarkable villages, in England and Wales; the counties in which they are situated, and the market-days, II. The distance in measured miles from London to the several towns, &c. and from one town to another on the several roads, III. The cross roads, IV. The high roads and principal cross roads in Scotland, V. The general roads of the judges' circuits, VI. A concise account of the noblemen's and gentlemen's seats upon each road, VII. Rates of postage, &c. : illustrated with a neat and correct map, describing the principa [sic] roads and chief towns in England and Wales.

Title
Owen's new book of roads, or, A description of the roads of Great Britain : being a companion to Owen's complete book of fairs : containing, I. An alphabetical list of all the cities, towns, and remarkable villages, in England and Wales; the counties in which they are situated, and the market-days, II. The distance in measured miles from London to the several towns, &c. and from one town to another on the several roads, III. The cross roads, IV. The high roads and principal cross roads in Scotland, V. The general roads of the judges' circuits, VI. A concise account of the noblemen's and gentlemen's seats upon each road, VII. Rates of postage, &c. : illustrated with a neat and correct map, describing the principa [sic] roads and chief towns in England and Wales.
Publication
London : Printed (by assignment from W. Owen,) for Scatcherd and Letterman [and seven others], 1814.

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Additional Authors
  • Owen, W. (William), -1793.
  • Scatcherd and Letterman. pbl
Description
[4], xxxii, [96] p. : map; 19 cm. (12mo)
Alternative Title
Description of the roads of Great Britain
Subjects
Note
  • Price: 1s. 6d. stitched; or 1s. 9d. sewed in marbled paper, with cartridge paper backs, and cut edges. Or 4s. neatly bound with Owen's new bo
  • Map: 1 folded engraved frontispiece map of "the principal roads in England and Wales."
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Call Number
*R Pforz ENG *Owen 1814
Title
Owen's new book of roads, or, A description of the roads of Great Britain : being a companion to Owen's complete book of fairs : containing, I. An alphabetical list of all the cities, towns, and remarkable villages, in England and Wales; the counties in which they are situated, and the market-days, II. The distance in measured miles from London to the several towns, &c. and from one town to another on the several roads, III. The cross roads, IV. The high roads and principal cross roads in Scotland, V. The general roads of the judges' circuits, VI. A concise account of the noblemen's and gentlemen's seats upon each road, VII. Rates of postage, &c. : illustrated with a neat and correct map, describing the principa [sic] roads and chief towns in England and Wales.
Imprint
London : Printed (by assignment from W. Owen,) for Scatcherd and Letterman [and seven others], 1814.
Edition
A new edition, corrected and greatly improved.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Local Note
Binding: Quarter calf, maroon morocco spine label, gilt spine titling and decoration, brown cloth boards.
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Added Author
Owen, W. (William), -1793. Publisher
Scatcherd and Letterman. Publisher
Research Call Number
*R Pforz ENG *Owen 1814
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