File Name Clarke1787
Call Number DA 670 L1 C6 1787
Title A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire: Together with an Account, Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive, of the Adjacent Country. To Which Is Added, a Sketch of the Border Laws and Customs. By James Clarke, Land-Surveyor.
Short Title A Survey
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Title Page Quotation "In longum tamen diem / Manserunt, hodieque manent vestigia ruris." Horace Ep. I. Lib. ii.
Dedication To His Royal Highness Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland and Strathern, Earl of Dublin, Ranger of Windsor Great Park, Admiral of the Blue Squadron, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Grand Master, &c. &c. &c. The Right Honourable Thomas Howard, Earl of Effingham, Lord Howard, Acting Grand Master; Sir Peter Parker Baronet, Deputy Grand Master; The Grand Wardens, Past and Present Grand Officers of the Grand Lodge of England, and Brethren of the Most Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons: this book is humbly dedicated, by their most obedient brother and servant, James Clarke.
Imprint London: Printed for the Author, and sold by him at Penrith, Cumberland; also by J. Robson and J. Faulder, New [missing] Street; P. W. Fores, No. 3, Piccadilly; the Engraver, S. J. Neele, 352, Strand, London. -- L. Bull and [missing] Shall, Bath; Rose and Drury, Lincoln; Todd, Stonegate, York, Ware and Son, Whitehaven; C[missing] Edinburgh; and most other Booksellers in the Kingdom. 1787. (Entered in Stationers-Hall, according to Act of Parliament.)
Edition 1
Publication Date 1787
Volumes 1
Pages 235
Copies 1
SFU Catalogue Original Bibliography xlii, 193 p. : front., ill., fold. maps; 26 x 44 cm. Rebound quarter calf, marbled boards.
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Bibliographic Notes Our copy has 550 pounds written in pencil; looks like the title page has been repaired (damaged and glued onto another sheet), as with some pages in the appendix; foxing; frontispiece map looks like it has also been repaired (glued together); image opposite Introduction with handwritten “see pages 46 and 47”; Appendix includes a page which the printer missed in the MS; "The paging is irregular: pages 127, 180-181, and 192 are numbered 126, 182-183, and 188 respectively” (original biblio) - according to Bicknell this would make it a true first edition; oversized; the paper is heavy; pencil markings in the margins; title on spine is "A Survey of the Lakes / J. Clarke"
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Format Folio
Plate Count 2
Map Count 11
Illustrations None
Photographs None
Tables No
Binding Colour marbled
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