Maps and page images from South Wales and the Wye District of Monmouthshire (1892) in the Bartholomew Thorough Guide Series, edited by C. S. Ward, M.A. and M. J. Baddeley, B.A.—I have the third edition of this little guide book for tourists, which is small enough to fit into a suit jacket pocket.
This plan appears to have been the one used by Charles Oman in his book of Castles that could be reached by the Great Western Railway. The main differences are that this one is printed in two colours, blue and black, and that his has the addition of the tennis courts. [more...]
The back of the guide book has a section of “additional advertisements” for railways and hotels in England and Wales, Ireland and Scotland. Page 13 of that supplement [...] [more...]
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