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WHITWORTH, Richard (fl. 1766)
The advantages of inland navigation; or, some observations offered to the public, to shew that an inland navigation may be easily effected between the three great ports of Bristol, Liverpool, and Hull; together with a plan for executing the same. By R. Whitworth, Esq; humbly submitted to the great assembly of this nation.
London: printed for R. Baldwin, 1766.
vi, 73, [1] p., engr. frontis. port., [4] fold. letterpress tables, engr. map. ; 21.4 cm. (8º)

The frontispiece depicts the third Duke of Bridgewater, known as the founder of British inland navigation. ESTC t138831.

Copy Notes Inscribed on title-page: Imperfect/ GB (George Bailey). Wanting the table marked [*52] and the engraved map; lacking the half-title (pp. i--ii) suggested by ESTC.

Binding C19th black roan, blind roll-tooled borders, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule and gilt-lettered spine.

Reference Number 3583


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