Travels in Victorian Devon: The Illustrated Journals and Sketchbooks of Peter Orlando Hutchinson, Devon Antiquary 1810-1870 :: Jeremy Butler soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Tiverton: Devon Books, 2000, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: List of subscribers; Colour photographs; Coloured maps; References; Title page vignette;
From the cover: Peter Orlando Hutchinson spent all his adult life in Sidmouth, Devon. The son of a doctor and a man of adequate means, he was able to pursue a range of interests extraordinary even by Victorian standards. Everything interested him, from fishermens tales to international politics, and into his diary went such details as precise astronomical measurements, the latest methods on preserving telegraph poles, the design of an iron-clad gunboat he proposed to the gover…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Purple boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xviii) 220 pages. 12″ x 8½”.
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