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 proposed for draining 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 for L. Davis and C. Reymers, over-against Gray's-Inn Gate, Holborn; and B. White, in Fleet-Street 1766, MDCCLXVI. [1766]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A reissue of the 1725 edition, with different preliminaries. - Anonymous. By Thomas Badeslade. - English Short Title Catalog, T136295. - Includes index. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The appendix begins on p. 109 with 'The report of Col. Armstrong, ...'
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],148p.,plates) maps 2°