Item #19064 An Account of the Miller's Tomb, on Highdown Hill, near Worthing. SUSSEX.

An Account of the Miller's Tomb, on Highdown Hill, near Worthing.

Greenwich: Geo. E. Allen, [1820s]. Single sheet, 28 x 21 cm, printed on one side only. A little marked and creased, with cuttings from contemporary magazines pasted to the verso. A two column description of the tomb of John Oliver, which he prepared three decades before his death in 1793. Famous for allegedly using the sails of his mill to alert ships to the movements of Customs officers, he was also said to have been buried face down, as the Day of Judgement would turn the world upside down. Item #19064

Price: £90.00

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