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texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK US Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library. Published in 1793, this autobiography showcases the wit of Thomas Pennant 1726-98, a Welsh naturalist whose detailed accounts of tours through Scotland, Wales and continental Europe are still valued as records of lost antiquities. Selected pieces in the appendices reveal a man of broad interests, ranging from anthropology to politics. Thomas Pennant 14 June OS 1726 – 16 December 1798 was a Welsh naturalist, traveller, writer and antiquarian. He was born and lived his whole life at his family estate, Downing Hall near Whitford, Flintshire, in Wales. Sep 30, 2013 ·had a sense of humour, as shown on many occasions in his writings, and not least in the title of his ‘sort-of’ autobiography, The Literary Life of the Late Thomas Pennant, Esq., which he published in 1793, five years before his death. Pennant was born at Downing Hall, in the parish of Whitford, near Holywell, Flintshire, in 1726. Thomas Pennant Thomas Pennant 14 June OS 1726 – 16 December 1798 was a Welsh naturalist, traveller, writer and antiquarian. He was born and lived his whole life at his family estate, Downing Hall near Whitford, Flintshire in Wales.

T. Pennant, The Literary Life of the late Thomas Pennant esq., by himself, 1793. ODNB. R. P. Evans, ‘A sketch of the life of Thomas Pennant, the literary squire of Downing’, in T. Pennant, The history of the parishes of Whiteford and Holywell 1988. The Thomas Pennant Barton Collection is acknowledged as one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in a public institution focusing on the writings of William Shakespeare. The naturalist and traveller Thomas Pennant several of whose other works are reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection published this account of a.

The Literary Life of the Late Thomas Pennant, Esq.: By Himself (Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies) Thomas Pennant

In The Literary Life of the Late Thomas Pennant, Esq. 1793, also reissued in this series, Pennant writes that he often stayed several days or more in each village to learn about its history. He hoped to rid the route of the 'calumny' of 'dulness', and although he was more interested in antiquities than contemporary innovations, he describes the impact of some developments such as a new canal system. In this 1782 travelogue, naturalist Thomas Pennant 1726–98 immortalised the local history, churches, homes and antiquities he encountered on his yearly trip to London. In The Literary Life of the Late Thomas Pennant, Esq. 1793, also reissued in this series, Pennant writes that he often stayed several days or more in each village to learn. The Literary Life of Thomas Pennant, etc., NLW MS 12706E. vtls004961544 [1755x1815] / Bound in calf, with gilt and blind tooling, and gilt edges. Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales Allt Penglais Aberystwyth Ceredigion United Kingdom SY23 3BU Telephone: 01970 632 800 Fax: 01970 615 709 Email: gofyn@.uk llgc.

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Thomas Pennant, The Literary Life of the Late Thomas Pennant Esquire. By Himself. London, 1793 Warwickhire County Record Office, Thomas Pennant Archives, CR 2017/TP18/1-2 & CR2017/TP125 1-4. William Williams, Creating Irish Tourism: The First Century, 1750-1850. Anthem Studies in Travel London, Anthem Press, 2011. Initially, in 1790, he invoked an almost spontaneous virtuosity on styling his Some Account of London as ‘observationsmade without the lest original view of publication’. 11 Then, in 1793, he humorously titled his autobiography The Literary Life of the Late Thomas Pennant although he was still very much alive. Whether Pennant truly thought that his genteel propriety was safeguarded in this play on posthumous publication. 44. Pennant, Thomas. Some Account of London, 3rd edition, 4to, London: Robert Faulder, 1793. M69,R "Pennant, Thomas. Account of London, 4to, plates, morocco, 1793. Inscribed `The gift of Isabella Bewick to her daughter Elizabeth'." M69. Found in the reference section of Newcastle City Library and transferred to the Bewick Collection, July.

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