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METCALFE J. - The life of John Metcalfe,

METCALFE J. - The life of John Metcalfe,
commonly called Blind Jack of Knaresborough. With many entertaining anecdotes of his exploits in hunting, card-playing, etc. Some particulars relative to the expedition against the Rebels in 1745, in which he bore a personal share; and also a succinct account of his various contracts for making Roads, erecting Bridges, and other undertakings, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, and Cheshire; which for a series of years, have brought him into public notice, as a most extraordinary character.

E. Baines, Leeds (1801)
140pp + engraved frontispiece. 2nd ed., damage to last page of text with loss only to margin otherwise mostly clean in original grey boards with later calf spine.Much on life in Knaresborough, road making under the turnpike system and the 1745 rebellion.