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Public Buildings, the Rooms, Crescents, Theatre,
Concerts, Baths, its Literature, 8c.
WALCOT AND WIDCOMBE,
With Sketches of
PRIOR-PARK-HOUSE, THE ROCKS OF WICK, CORSHAM-HOUSE, AND
ITS FINE COLLECTION OF PAINTINGS:
ALSO AN EXCURSION TO
CLIFTON AND BRISTOL HOT-WELLS,
Visit to Lord de Clifford's House, and some Remarks upon its Pictures :
The whole forming
A complete Guide
VISITORS OF THE ABOVE CITY.
By P. ÉGAN.
PRINTED FOR MEYLER AND SON,
at the Bath Herald Office;
BARRY AND SON, BRISTOL; J. VINCENT, OXFORD; AND
SHERWOOD, NEELY, AND JONES, LONDON.
BATH has been so long known, so much frequented, and so often written upon by various authors, both in the serious and comic style of description, that it might be presumed little matter is now left to furnish any thing like contents for a NEW VOLUME, without monotonously treading over and over again the sanie hackneyed, beaten ground: and however industriously the literary sportsman may beat up the field, he is not likely to put up any fresh birds, much more bring them down :
SORIBBLERS are sportemen ; and, as sportsmen are,
Whatever has been written relative to the ANTIQUITIES of BATH, (whether fabulous or real,) it must be admitted the subject has been fully explored ; its fine OLD ABBEY portrayed ; the beauty and elegance of its CRES