Cooke,Modern Universal British Traveler 1779

While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.

West View of Cambridge CKE137 $125
Each print measures approximately 14 1/4 inches by 9 1/4 inches.

From the Title Page:
"The Modern Universal British Traveller; A New, Complete, and Accurate Tour through England, Wales, Scotland and the Neighbouring Islands. Comprising all that is worthy of observation in Great Britain. A full, ample, and circumstantial account of every thing remarkable in the several cities, boroughs, market towns, villages, hamlets, & throughout the Kingdom. Being calculated equally to please the Polite, entertain the Curious, instruct the Uninformed, and direct the Traveller. A collection of Landscapes, views that make an admirable groupe of elegant Copper-Plate Prints.

Here at Home ye may sit, and the Nations Peruse;
Or to trace it be taught if a Journey ye chuse.
GREAT BRITAIN's Grand Objects we mean to explain;
To be pleasing, and pertinent; useful, and plain:
For we of our Journey wou'd have Readers say,
Instruction and Pleasure attend this SURVEY:
And when ye've perus'd us, induce ye to own,
We first, in these Pages, GREAT BRITAIN have known."


The condition of these prints is remarkable for being more than 220 years old. The paper is a heavy chain lined paper, soft white, with a very few minor fox marks in the margins. These prints are beautifully hand-coloured in England recently by one of the best colourist of this type in the world. Each print measures approximately 14 1/4" by 9 1/4".

We accept credit cards & PayPal. Washington state residents pay Washington state sales tax. Shipping for this item is $8.95. Items can be combined to save on postage. International shipping starts at $30 and buyers are responsible for all customs duties and fees. Our environment is smoke free. We pack professionally using only new materials. All items are beautifully wrapped and suitable for sending directly as gifts. You may return any item within 7 days if not satisfied. To order, you may call us at 1-888-PANTEEK, fax or email.


Click to Order

Click to Contact

Return to the Prints