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  • Ellis, Aytoun.
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London : Bodley Head, 1952.
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  • Ellis, Aytoun.
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J.Lane, 1952.
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"Daily express" community song book / collected and edited by John Goss ; pianoforte arrangements by Gerrard Williams, Ralph Greaves, S. Taylor Harris, Archibald Jacob, Kathleen Markwell and others.
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London : Daily Express, [c1927]
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Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk, Navigable Canal from London to Norwich and Lynn. By subscription, ready for the press, and speedily will be published, Price Five Shillings, half Bound, dedicated, by permission, to Thomas Bernay Brampston and John Bullock, Esqrs. Representatives for Essex; Sir John Rous, Bart. and Joshua Grigby, Esq. Representatives for Suffolk; Sir Edward Astley and Sir John Wodehouse, Barts. Representatives for Norfolk; a treatise addressed to the Nobility, Gentry, Land owners, Merchants, Traders, Farmers, and Manufacturers, of the Cities and Towns in those Counties, and also the City of London. Containing a full and particular account of the numerous advantages which will accrue to them, if a Navigable Canal was immediately cut from London through the interior parts of the above Counties to Norwich and Lynn. Pointing out The advantages which will accrue from such an undertaking, to the Kingdom in general, and to the Cities of London and Norwich, and Town of Lynn, in particular. As also to above sixty market and manufacturing Towns, and near seven hundred Villages, through and near which it is proposed to pass; which communication will always prevent a scarcity or monopoly of Corn or Coals in the London Market. Also, Shewing the amazing saving of land carriage, and the immense numbers of acres of land, now engrossed for growing of horse corn, only for horses employed in land carriage in these three Counties, which may be converted to other uses, as well as be the means of doubling, and in many places trebling, the value of land and produce, by a speedy, easy, and cheap conveyance to a market for consumption or exportation; and a certain and constant supply of oak timber for the royal navy, as 28,000 oak trees are proposed to be planted at proper distances, on the banks of the Canal. Including likewise, An estimate of the whole expence, and mode of raising the money necessary to carry it into execution, on the most easy, certain, and expeditious terms, and the extraordinary interest it will produce. As also a scheme for the repayment of the principal in a few years, and for rendering the shares of original Subscribers, a valuable and immense Freehold Income for ever. Illustrated with a Geographical whole sheet map of the passage which the proposed Canal is intended to take through the three Counties: As also with two views; the one of the Duke of Bridgewater's amazing Aquaduct over the River Irwell, in Lancashire, with his Grace's barges sailing thereon, forty feet above the river, and barges also passing under it, and on the river, at the same time: the other the view of the subterraneous passage of the great Staffordshire Canal above a mile under ground, at the great hill called Harecastle. The whole shewing the utility and importance of Inland Navigation. By an Essex Freeholder. At this present time, when the Princes of France, Poland, and Russia, are setting examples of this kind, for the promotion of commerce and agriculture, the Author flatters himself, the above work is not beneath the notice (if not of the Prince) at least of the present Prime Minister, the son of the immortal Chatham. Those Noblemen, Gentlemen, and others, who wish to promote and encourage this useful, instructing, and entertaining Treatise, are requested to transmit their Names as soon as possible, to the Printers of the Norwich, Ipswich, and Chelmsford News-Papers; Mr. Debrett, Bookseller, Piccadilly, or to Mr. Anrdews, Printer and Bookseller, No. 10, Little-Eastcheap, London; as it is intended only to print such a number as to answer the expected demand. N. B. No Subscription Money is desired till the Book is ready to be delivered, which will be on the first of December next at farthest, at which time the Book will be Delivered and the Subscription called for. - The Subscribers Names will be printed, if permitted
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  • Phillips, John (Surveyor)
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[London? : s.n., 1784?]
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