CAREY, George Saville.
Title The Balnea: Or, an Impartial Description of All the Popular Watering Places in England.
Seller ID 73675
Printed by J. W. Myers, for W. West; C. Chapple; R. H. Westley; and T. Bellamy. First edition. 1799. xii, 275 pages. Lacks title page and a third of pages i/ii. Ex-lib with early 20th century endpapers bearing a pink library plate [cancelled] from Pembrokeshire County Library and a withdrawn stamp. No other stamps. Bound in early nineteenth century half brown calf gilt, marbled boards. Number label to tail of spine. Pages browned and occasionally slightly soiled, last leaf professionally repaired. A very scarce item and priced low because of condition. All the main text is present containing 20 chapters on all the main watering places including Margate, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, Weymouth, Bath, Malvern, Cheltenham, Buxton, Harrogate and Yarmouth.
TRAVEL and TOPOGRAPHY spa towns England 18th century