Warner, Revd. Richard.


in August 1797. Bath, Printed for R. Cruttwell ... 1799.
3rd Ed. viii + 238pp. + [ii]. T.p. device, dec. tail piece, aquatint frontis., 17 textual maps. With half-title. Some light browning, new, contemporary tree calf with gilt fillet to edges of boards, extremities rubbed, dec. gilt motifs with gilt ruling and gilt lettered title label to spine, extremities rubbed with sl. loss across head of spine, crack to tail of upper joint. ESTC T92268. Letters written to J---- C-----, dedicated to James Comrie. Includes bibliographical references. Richard Warner (1763–1857), Antiquary. A protégé of William Gilpin, serving as his Curate at Boldre, Hampshire. ODNB ‘... In 1794 Warner became the first minister of All Saints, Bath, a curacy of Walcot, before moving next year to the officiating ministership of St James's, Bath ... Warner's vacation in August 1796 was spent in Wales, walking from Bath to Caernarfon and back; he covered 36 miles on the first day and 462 miles in all, at an average of 26 miles a day. Naturally his tour included visits to antiquities, which he described in a series of eighteen letters, published as [the above] in 1797 ...’
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