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Malkin, Benjamin Heath.

THE SCENERY, ANTIQUITIES, AND BIOGRAPHY OF SOUTH WALES,

From Materials Collected During Two Excursions in the Year 1803. Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme ... 1807.
2nd Ed. with Additions. 2 vols. xi + 475pp. + [xxii] + T.p. + 555pp. Engraved frontiss. Light browning, presentation inscription to flyleaves, ex.-South Devon Lib. with large ink stamps to t.ps., modern e.ps., amateur rebind in modern leather backed marbled boards, gilt lettered labels to spines. Benjamin Heath Malkin (1769-1842). The above work first published in 1804, was described by R.T. Jenkins as ‘by far the best of the old travel books on South Wales - acute, and interesting in its observation, usually tolerant in its judgements, with a substantial knowledge of Welsh history and (up to a point) of Welsh literature.’
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