A Guide through the District of the Lakes in the North …

WORDSWORTH, William. A Guide through the District of the Lakes in the North of England, with a Description of the Scenery, &c. for the use of Tourists and Residents.

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WORDSWORTH, William A Guide through the District of the Lakes in the North of England, with a Description of the Scenery, &c. for the use of Tourists and Residents. Kendal: Hudson and Nicholson [and in London by Longman & Co., Moxon and Whittaker & Co.,], 1835.

Small 8vo. Publisher's full velum, spine lettered in gilt to morocco labels; upper edge gilt; marbled endpapers; pp. [viii], xxiv, 139; with a large folding map facing title; contemporary ink inscription to title, gift inscription to front fly-leaf, Provenance: gift inscription to Sir John S. Randles, the Keswick-based Conservative politician; with a small bookseller label loosely slipped in to contents; a few light marks to boards; very minor spotting to text in places; a very good copy.
Fifth edition, with considerable additions. In this text, Wordsworth writes in detail about the Lake District, the placed which served as inspiration for much of his Romantic poetry. Included is directions and informations for tourists and visitors, as well as observations on the scenery.

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