The history of the ancient and present state of the navigation of the port of King's-Lyn, and of Cambridge, and the rest of the trading-towns in those parts: And of the Navigable Rivers that have their Course through the Great-Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level. Also The History of the Ancient and Present State of Draining in that Level, in the Province of Marshland, and the Hundreds and Parts adjacent. From Authentick Records, and Ancient Manuscripts; and from Observations and Surveys carefully made upon the Spot these Three Years last past. With the method propos'd for draining the the said fens, and amending the harbour of Lyn: by Col. John Armstrong, chief Engineer of England. Illustrated with maps

Main Author: Badeslade, Thomas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London [printed by J. Roberts, for the author: sold by Charles Harwick, at Lyn; Will. Thurlbourn, at Cambridge; Gotobed East, at Ely; Richard Standfast, in Westminster-Hall. [London] 1725, MDCCXXV. [1725]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T114401. - Goldsmiths', 6399. - Hanson, 3496. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The appendix begins on p. 109 with 'The report of Col. Armstrong, .. '. - The dedication signed: Tho. Badeslade. - Variant 1: dedication to Robert Walpole and imprint "Cotobed"; variant 2: dedication to Wriothesly, Duke of Bedford and imprint "Cotobed"; variant 3: dedication to Henry, Earl of Lincoln and imprint "Gotobed. - With a list of subscribers
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([12],148p.,plates) maps 2°