Tours in Wales Volume 1 Thomas Pennant

ISBN: 9781230252636

Published: September 12th 2013

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102 pages


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Tours in Wales Volume 1  by  Thomas Pennant

Tours in Wales Volume 1 by Thomas Pennant
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 102 pages | ISBN: 9781230252636 | 4.69 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... TOURS IN WALES. VOL. I.MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... TOURS IN WALES. VOL. I. JOHN RHYS, M.A. PROFESSOR OF CELTIC IX THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD: ADVERTISEMENT OF THE AUTHOR, REFERRING TO THE FIRST PART.

A HESE home-travels are the first part of an account of my own country. They make of themselves a complete tour of the tamer parts of our country. In a future volume, the wild and romantic scenery will he presented, intermixed with the rich valleys so frequently interspersed. To which will be added an Appendix, containing the subjects referred to in this volume, with variety of other matter. I implore the aid of my countrymen to assist me in the attempt- and to favor me with the necessary materials.

They will see, that great part of Denbighshire, and all parts of the four remaining counties of our principality, are still to be described. My frequent journeys through them, render me a tolerable master of their topography. I look up to my friends for history and anecdote latent among their papers- or references to our writers, least any facts lodged in books might escape my memory.

Among the gentlemen I am chiefly indebted to for information respecting the present work, I cannot pass unthanked, Philip Yorke Esq- of Erddig*- John Mytton Esq- of Halstonf- Thomas Mostyn Esq- of the house of Trelacre*- * This mark denotes those who have died since the publication of the last edition of this Tour. Ed. t Now deceased. Peter Da Vies Esq- of Broughton- Kenrick Eyton Esq- of Eyton- Paul Panton Esq- of Bagilt*- Lloyd Kenyon Esq- otGredington*- Mr. Koger Kenyon, of Cefn*- To Owen Brereton Esq*- I owe the loan of the curious antiquities found in his estate near Flint, which are engraven in the plates v.

and vi. To the reverend Richard Williams, of Fron, I am highly obliged for his poetical transla



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