Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

The new Bath guide; or, useful pocket companion; necessary for all persons residing at, or resorting to, this ancient and opulent city. Giving an account of the first discovery of its medicinal waters, by King Bladud; The Nature and Efficacy of the Warm Baths, And the Rules for Bathing. The Virtues of the Bath Waters taken internally. Lists of the Medical Faculty residing at Bath. A Description of the Assembly-Rooms, Public Charities, Churches, Chapels, and other Edifices; Also, A Correct Account of The Regulations the Chairmen are subject to, And their Fares to different Parts of the City. A Table of the going out and coming in of the Post, Machines, Waggons, Carriers, &c. The Principal Cross and Public Roads To different parts of the Kingdom: Directions for passing the Severn into Wales; And many other Particulars worthy Observation. To which is added, The Life, Character, &c. of the late Richard Nash, Esq; who presided over the Amusements of this City upwards of fifty Years.

  • Books
  • Online

Online resources

About this work


Bath : printed by R. Cruttwell, 1777, for W. Taylor, Bookseller, in Church-Street, Kingston-Buildings. Sold also by all the other booksellers in Bath; and R. Baldwin, Bookseller, in Pater-Noster-Row, London, [1777]

Physical description

64p.,plates : port.,map ; 80.


A new edition, corrected and enlarged.

References note

ESTC T91302

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.



  • English

Permanent link