Lot 154 of 312:
The American Universal Geography 1812  

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Title:
The American Universal Geography; or a View of the Present State of All the Kingdoms, States, and Colonies in the Known World

Author:
Morse, Jedediah

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Thomes & Andrews

Date:
1812

Description:

2 volumes. viii, [9]-872; [832] pp. 3 folding copperplate maps in each volume. (8vo) 22x12 cm (8½x5"), period full tree calf, gilt spines, morocco lettering pieces. Sixth Edition.

Well-preserved set of the text portion of Morse's "Geography." First volume covers the Western Hemisphere with primary focus on the United States; second volume covers the Eastern Hemisphere. Atlas volume not present. With the bookplates of Leven L. Shreve. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
General light wear to calf, some creasing to spines; interiors with toning, offsetting and scattered foxing, chip to bottom margin of final leaf in vol. 1; about very good.


 
Item number:
309228
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