Bingley, Rev. W.


Including its Scenery, Antiquities, Customs, and Some Sketches of its Natural History; Delineated From Two Excursions Through all the Interesting Parts of That Country, During the Summers of 1798 and 1801. T.N. Longman and O. Rees 1804.
1st Ed. 2 vols. xx + 464pp. + xii + 450pp. + [ii]. Frontis. [to vol. 1. only, lacking to vol. 2], folding map hand coloured in outline (repair taped to verso), 12pp. of sheet music. Some light browning, contemporary calf, some marking to boards, joints sl. rubbed, dec.gilt spines with gilt lettering. William Bingley (17741823), naturalist and Church of England clergyman. ODNB ... Bingley was a noted writer on botany, topography, and popular zoology. His travels in Wales while still an undergraduate formed the basis of his two-volume, illustrated, [the above], which includes a catalogue of Welsh plants ...
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