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The Atlas to Guthrie's System of Geography 1801  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Atlas to Guthrie's System of Geography
Author:
Guthrie, [William]
Place:
London
Publisher:
Engraved for G. And J. Robinson
Date:
1801
Description:

With title/contents page, engraved plate of armillary sphere, 28 engraved maps hand-colored in outline (double-page or folding). (Folio) 45x28 cm (17½x11"), period calf-backed marbled boards.

Includes initial double hemisphere folding world map and rear chart of the world showing the tracks and discoveries of Captain James Cook. With the bookplate of Francis Darby Coalbrookdale. Scarce 1801 edition.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Good amount of wear and rubbing to boards with loss to paper at edges, areas of loss to leather and spine strip, top board detached but present, rear board starting; maps very good with light toning and occasional faint offsetting.
 
Item number:
304488
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