advantages of inland navigation -  Richard Whitworth

Advantages of Inland Navigation

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or, some observations offered to the public, to shew that an Inland Navigation may be easily effected between the three great ports of Bristol, Liverpool, and Hull; together with a Plan for executing the same



Richard Whitworth



London, printed for R. Baldwin, 1766


8vo. ppiii-vi 73 [i]. large folding map, part hand-coloured. frontispiece engraved portrait of the Duke of Bridgwater. four folding tables. some light browning, foxing and dustiness, but generally a clean copy in a contemporary plain full calf binding, rubbed and a little worn, but sound. small tear in the map at one of the folds. with the book-plate of John Lewis Petit, M.D., F.R.S., of Bloomsbury Square, London.

This is a seriously scarce early canal book. no other copies appear to be available and there is no auction record within the past ten years.