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Hardback, Small 8vo approx 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Contemporary calf leather binding to spine with maroon spine label, gilt and raised banding. Original speckled calf leather boards and marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Professionally rebacked with contemporary leather to spines. Board corners chipped, edges rubbed, some rubbing to boards. Some minor darkening to edges of endpapers. Neat inscriptions to fronts “Dot, from her mother, 1869. Belonged to her Grand Mother, Lady Elizabeth M...?” Neat inscription again to tops of title pages, “E.M...?” Inside pages and plates very clean, bright and tight, some minor offsetting to adjacent pages from plates, Else very clean and tight copies. 13 hand coloured folding maps by Russell. 404pp (Grammar) Dictionary not paginated. Dictionary with 7 folding map plates. Chart of the World / East Indies / Spain & Portugal / France / Italy / The Netherlands / United provinces / German Empire and Switzerland / Prussia and Poland / Dominions of Russia / Sweden, Denmark & Norway / Great Britain and Ireland / States of America .
Title: A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar AND Dictionary. TWO VOLUMES: EXHIBITING A BRIEF SURVEY OF THE TERRAQUEOUS GLOBE; AND SHEWING, THE SITUATION, EXTENT, BOUNDARIES, AND DIVISIONS OF THE VARIOUS COUNTRIES; THEIR CHIEF TOWNS, MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, CLIMATES, AND PRODUCTIONS; THEIR GOVERNMENTS, REVENUES, COMMERCE, and their sEA AND LAND FORCES; THE RELIGION, LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, CUSTOMS, AND MANNERS OF THE RESPECTIVE INHABITANTS OF THE DIFFERENT NATIONS: AND also A CONCISE VIEW OF THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE SEVERAL EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, and STATES. Embellished with MAps.
Categories: FOREIGN TRAVEL,
Publisher: London, W. Peacock, 1795 1st & 1795 2nd (Dictionary):
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82362
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL foreign travel, Maps, Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar AND Dictionary, compendium, engraved folding maps, coloured, W. Peacock, 1795, 1st, leather, fine binding,