A DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLE OF THANET, and particularly of the Town of Margate; with an account of the Accommodations provided there for strangers, their manner of Bathing in the Sea, and Machines for that purpose, their Assemblies, Amusements and Diversions, public and private; the antiquities and remarkable places to be seen on the Island, as well as on some short but pleasant tours along the coasts of Kent, with a description of Sandwich, Deal, Dover, Canterbury, Rochester, Chatham, and other Places eminent for their Situation and celebrated in Ancient History. The whole illustrated with a correct Map of the Island, a Plan of Ramsgate-Pier, and a Representation of the Machines for Bathing. Price One Shilling. 1763.
Title A DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLE OF THANET, and particularly of the Town of Margate; with an account of the Accommodations provided there for strangers, their manner of Bathing in the Sea, and Machines for that purpose, their Assemblies, Amusements and Diversions, public and private; the antiquities and remarkable places to be seen on the Island, as well as on some short but pleasant tours along the coasts of Kent, with a description of Sandwich, Deal, Dover, Canterbury, Rochester, Chatham, and other Places eminent for their Situation and celebrated in Ancient History. The whole illustrated with a correct Map of the Island, a Plan of Ramsgate-Pier, and a Representation of the Machines for Bathing. Price One Shilling.
Published London. J. Newbery and W. Bristow. 1763.
Stock Code 14030
Description 71, [1] pages. Engraved frontispiece, and a folding map with an inset plan of the pier. Bound in recent half-morocco, over marbled boards, gilt. 172 x 108 mm. A particularly clean, fine copy.
£300.00