A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain : divided into circuits or journies, containing, I. A description of the principal cities and towns, their situation, government, and commerce, II. The customs, manners, exercises, diversions, and employments, of the people, III. The nature and virtue of the many medicinal springs with which both parts of the United Kingdom abound, particularly those of Bath, Tunbridge, Bristol, Cheltenham, Moffat, &c., IV. An ample description of London, including Westminster and Southwark, their bridges, squares, hospitals, churches, palaces, markets, schools, libraries, shipping in the Thames, and trade, by means of that noble river, &c., V. The produce and improvement of the lands, the trade and manufactures, VI. The sea ports and fortifications, the course of rivers, and the inland navigation, VII. The public edifices, seats and palaces, of the nobility and gentry, VIII. The Isles of Wight, Scilly, Portland, Jersey, Guernsey, and other English and Scotish isles of most note : interspersed with useful observations, particularly fitted for the perusal of such as desire to travel over the island / by a gentleman.
- The sixth edition, with very great additions, improvements, and corrections, which bring it down to the end of the year 1761, in four volumes, with an index to each volume.
- London : Printed for D. Browne [and 12 others], 1761-1762.
4 v. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
- Great Britain -- Description and travel
- Travel literature -- England -- 18th century
- Published anonymously. By Daniel Defoe, with additions by Samuel Richardson.
Vol. 1: 1762; v. 2: 1761; v. 3: 1762; v. 4: 1761.
- Local notes:
- Imperfect: v. 3 wanting.
- Penn Chronology:
- Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761.
Founders Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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