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descriptive guide of Leamington Priors containing a brief account of that celebrated and fashionable spa ... : comprising also various interesting county sketches, including a particular account of Kenilworth and Warwick castles, Stonley-Abbey, Off-Church, Guy"s Cliff, Birmingham, Coventry, Ragley Park, Stratford-on-Avon, &c. : illustrated with elegant vignettes, and a perspective view of the Castle and Borough of Warwick by J. Bisset

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Published by Printed for the Author, and sold by Merridew and Son; sold in London by Longman and Co. and by the principal booksellers in every city and town in the British Empire in Coventry .
Written in English


  • Leamington (England) -- Guidebooks,
  • Warwickshire (England) -- Guidebooks

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Statementby J. Bisset ...
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], xii [i.e. 10], 98, [6] p., [10] leaves of plates (1 fold.) :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18724807M

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A Descriptive Guide of Leamington Priors, first edition, 9 engraved plates, one folding, one repaired, some foxing and browning, contemporary half calf, spine faded, extremities worn, Coventry, for the Author, ; another copy, second edition, engraved map and 10 plates, mostly trade advertisements, library half morocco, Coventry, § Jaffray (James) Graphic Illustrations of Warwickshire, . Bisset's Guide of Leamington Priors() describes “Beautiful Public Walks, Shrubberies, Fruit, Flowers and Pleasure Gardens are laid out at the South end of the Village, called Ranelagh Gardens, the property of Mr Mackie.”. Two miles from Warwick is the fashionable and celebrated village of Leamington Priors, on the entrance of which, to the left of the road, is the pleasant mansion of Matthew Wise, Esq. surrounded by thriving plantations, and approached by a fine semi-circular avenue of lofty trees. 32 Leamington Priors, All Saints - - Entries 33 Long Compton - - Entries 34 Long Compton - 79 Entries 35 Prior's Hardwick - - Entries 36 Snitterfield - - Entries 37 Temple Grafton - 82 Entries 38 Whitchurch - - Entries Other General History.

Beck’s Leamington Guide, New Guide to Royal Leamington Spa, Reeve, Spas of England Volume 2, AB Granville, The History of Leamington Priors: From the Earliest, Richard Hopper, The Character of Leamington, as a Village by SF, – the first 27 pages mainly relate the history of health provision in the town and the remainder is poetry praising the likes of Jephson and . Descriptive Guide of Leamington Priors A hard-backed book with a blue cover and red leather binding called Descriptive Guide of Leamington Priors. It is a second edition of the guide by James Bisset, published in The book contains prints. Full text of "New guide. An historical and descriptive account of Warwick and Leamington An historical and descriptive account of Warwick and Leamington See other formats. In Bisset and his family moved to Leamington, then fast developing from a small agricultural village to an important spa resort. He soon estab-lished himself as an entrepreneur in the town, promoting the place and its attractions in verse and in his Descriptive Guide of Leamington Priors which appeared in several editions beginning in