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Sylvan 1934

Road book, with itineraries and maps, scale about 6 miles to 1 inch, Roadhouses and Clubs of the Home Counties, published by Sylvan Publications, 5 Gower Street, London, 1934.
The introduction is addressed to a future horn-rimmed historian (that's us!) and desribes the phenomenom of th road house; there are two pages of vouchers for reductions to charges - one used, which spoils the introductory text; itineraries of suggested routes into London; a key map and six maps covering SE England, a table of distances of road houses from towns; and a series of descriptions illustrated with photographs, advertising the charms of the road houses.
The only road house in Hampshire is The Venture, Basingstoke, which does not have a descriptive advert.
inscription:-  printed -on- title page ROADHOUSES / AND CLUBS / OF THE / HOME COUNTIES / 1934 / NINE PENCE / SYLVAN PUBLICATIONS LIMITED / 5 GOWER STREET, W.C.1 -- red and black on white
map type:-  HantsMap -- Sylvan 1934
dimension:-  wxh = 14x21.5cm

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MN: 23.9.2002