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A GENTLEMAN’S TOUR THROUGH MONMOUTHSHIRE AND WALES,
[Wyndham, Henry Penruddocke].

A GENTLEMAN’S TOUR THROUGH MONMOUTHSHIRE AND WALES,

In the Months of June and July, 1774. A New Edition. To which is added, an Account of a Journey into Wales, by George Lord Lyttelton. London: Printed for T. Evans ... 1781.
New Ed. Sm. 8vo. Engraved frontis. (lacking in part to edges and laid down). Some light browning, upto pp.22 and pp.241-46 recornered, original front f.e.p. annotated with some loss and laid down, with the ink stamp of H.M. Lloyd, rebound in half calf with marbled boards, gilt filleting to head and tail of spine with gilt lettered title label. ESTC T79435. ‘Anonymous. By Henry Penruddocke Wyndham. Horizontal chain lines in gatherings A and R.’ Henry Penruddocke Wyndham (1736–1819), topographer. ODNB ‘... Wyndham was more a topographer than a politician. In 1774 he visited Wales, and in the following year he published anonymously [the above work] ... He revisited the area in 1777, and in 1781 published his Tour through Monmouthshire and Wales, declaring his authorship of the work ... [an] historical and antiquarian work, intended to persuade English tourists to visit the region. There is some very sketchy information about accommodation and routes, but the bulk of the work describes the antiquities and dramatic landscapes of the region ...’
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