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The new Bath guide, or, useful pocket-companion; necessary for all persons residing at, or resorting to, this antient and opulent city. Giving an account of its antiquity, and first discovery of its medicinal waters; the Reality and Eminence of King Bladud, the first Founder of the Baths; also a Description of the City and its Buildings down to the present Time; and a much more correct Account than any yet publish'd of the going out and coming in of the Post, (according to the late Alterations) Machines, Waggons, Carriers, &c. &c. &c. With every other Particular worthy Observation. To which is added, the life, character, &c. of the late Richard Nash, Esq. who was Master of the Ceremonies at Bath and Tunbridge upwards of Fifty Years.

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New Bath guide, or, useful pocket companion.


Bath : printed by C. Pope: and sold by J. Leake, W. Frederick, and W. Taylor, Booksellers, in Bath, [1762?]

Physical description

iv,60p.,plate : port. ; 80.


The second edition, with large additions.

References note

ESTC T90842

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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