Title: Rural Rides
in the counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Somersetshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Hertfordshire: with economical and political observations relative to matters applicable to, and illustrated by, the state of those counties respectively.

Author: William Cobbett

Imprint: London : Cobbett, 1830

Description: 2 p. l., 44, [45*]-124*, [45]-668 p. ; 19 cm.

Citation: Pearl 166

Commentary: Originally a series of letters which began in the Political Register in the autumn of 1821, Rural Rides, probably the most familiar and lasting of Cobbett's works, was first published in 1830. Widely held to be a masterpiece of description and political journalism, Rural Rides has often been reprinted.


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