A description of Bath wherein The Antiquity of the City, as well as the Eminence of its Founder; its Magnitude, Situation, Soil, Mineral Waters, and Physical Plants; its British Works, and the Grecian Ornaments with which they were adorned; its Devastations and Restorations in the Days of the Britons, Romans, Saxons, Danes, and Normans; with its New Buildings, Baths, Conduits, Hospitals, Places of Worship, and other Public Edifices; its Gates, Bridges, Walks, and Streets, &c. Are respectively Treated of: The Gods, Places of Worship, Religion, and Learning of the Ancient Britons Occasionally considered: And the Limits of the City in its present State; its Government, Trade, and Amusements Severally pointed out. Illustrated with The Figure of King Bladud, the First Founder of the City; together with Proper Plans and Elevations from Twenty-Two Copper-Plates. By John Wood, Esq; the second edition, corrected and enlarged. In two volumes

Main Author: Wood, John
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for .J [sic] Murray, (successor to Mr. Sandby) No. 32. Fleet-Street 1769, M.DCC.LXIX. [1769]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T164717. - First published in 1742 as 'An essay towards a description of the city of Bath'. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland. - With a leaf of postscript, and a final leaf of directions to the binder
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (2v.([8],456,[4]p.),plates) maps 8°