Title and Preface Pages
Paterson's Hampshire 1785-93
Each volume (copy in a private collection) is leather
bound, wxh=11.5x19cm; the spine reads:-
PATERSON'S BRITISH ITINERARY
The title page reads:-
Paterson's / BRITISH ITINERARY / Being / A new and accurate
/ delineation AND Description / of the / Direct and Principal Cross
/ ROADS / OF / Great Britain / IN TWO VOLUMES / By / CAPTN.
DANIEL PATERSON, / Assistant to the Quarter Master General of /
HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES / VOL.II. / LONDON / Printed for and Sold by
the Proprietor / CARINGTON BOWLES. / At his Map and print Warehouse,
/ No. 69 / St. Paul's Church Yard. / Tomkins scr. Ellis sculpt.
/ Published as the Act directs, 3 Jan. 1785.
Part way through volume 2 there is a subsidiary title page:-
Paterson's / BRITISH ITINERARY / CROSS ROADS. / NB. The INDEX is
given in VOL. I. / Published as the Act directs, 3 Jan. 1785
The dedication page has the royal coat of arms of a hanoverian king
in the period 1714-1801; this quartered the three lions of England,
the lion of Scotland, the harp of Ireland, and fleur de lys for
France! plus the hanoverian shield which includes the arms of
Brunswick, Luneberg and Westphalia, and the arms of office of the
Arch Treasurer of the Holy Roman Empire.
The dedication reads:-
TO / THE KING'S / Most excellent Majesty / This Description / of the
/ Roads of Great Britain / is, by PERMISSION, / Most humbly Inscribed
/ By His Majesty's / Most Dutiful Subject and servant / DANIEL PATERSON.
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