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Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, Keswick, Cumberland, 1823, published by the author, by Simpkin and Marshall, Stationer's Court, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland, 5th edn 1834.
The guide book has been owned by Isaac Burns; and by J Burns, 1838.
Maps and prints in the book are recorded separately.
source type:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)
book feature:- cloth bound (moire pattern cloth) & bookseller's label & frontispiece (map) & map & title page (p.i) & preface (pp.iii-iv) & contents (pp.v-vii) & descriptive text (pp.1-182) & illustrations & outline views & itineraries & addenda (botany, geology, meteorology in Derwent Water, black lead mine in Borrowdale) & index (pp.183-184)
inscription:- printed title page
A / CONCISE DESCRIPTION / OF THE / ENGLISH LAKES, / AND ADJACENT / MOUNTAINS : / WITH / GENERAL DIRECTIONS TO TOURISTS; / NOTICES OF THE / BOTANY, MINERALOGY, AND GEOLOGY OF THE DISTRICT; / OBSERVATIONS ON METEOROLOGY; / THE FLOATING ISLAND IN DERWENT LAKE; / AND / THE BLACK-LEAD MINE IN BORROWDALE. / BY / JONATHAN OTLEY. / FIFTH EDITION. / KESWICK : / PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR; / BY SIMPKIN AND MARSHALL, STATIONER'S COURT, / LONDON; / AND ARTHUR FOSTER, KIRKBY LONSDALE. / 1834.
inscription:- printed paper label on spine
[OTLEY'S / GUIDE / TO THE / LAKES / Fifth Edition / 5s]
inscription:- printed foot of p.184
ARTHUR FOSTER, PRINTER, KIRKBY LONSDALE.
inscription:- printed bookseller's label inside front cover
SOLD BY / CROSTHWAITE & CO. / WHITEHAVEN.
black on yellow
inscription:- ms title page
J. Burns / 1838
inscription:- ms fly leaf
Isaac Burns
wxh:- 12x19cm
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