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A collection of Welsh travels

A collection of Welsh travels

and memoirs of Wales. Containing I. The Briton describ"d, or a journey thro" Wales: being a pleasant relation of D-n S-t"s journey ... II. A trip to North-Wales, ... III. A funeral sermon, ... IV. Muscipula; or the Welsh mouse-trap, a poem. The whole collected by J. T. ...

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Published by printed for and sold by J. Torbuck; and also by most booksellers and pamphlet shops in England and Wales in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2884, no. 11.
ContributionsTorbuck, John, bookseller
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxv,[1],64;32;15,[1]p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16925047M

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A collection of Welch travels and memoirs of Wales. Containing I. The Briton describ'd, or, a journey thro' Wales: being a pleasant relation of D-n S-t's journey to that ancient kingdom, and remarkable passages that occur'd on the way.

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