The Liverpool Guide, 1801


Cat No.:   GB1143:

"A sketch of the environs with a map of the town and directions for sea bathing"

Includes chapters on amongst other topics, the local Air, Soil and Population, Bankers, the benevolent society, Churches, Coffee Houses, Docks, Ferry Boats, Hackney Coaches, Inns, taverns and Lunatic Asylums, Post offices, Poor Houses, Theatres and much more. A very descriptive and detailed tour around Liverpool at the turn of the century.

From Directions for Sea Bathing

"the more quick and complete the immersion no doubt the better. Plunging head foremost has been very generally recommended to avoid any supposed unfavourable effect from too much blood being forced into the head by the water being first applied to any other part"

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