Lot 133 of 312:
A New System of Modern Geography, 1796  

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Title:
A New System of Modern Geography: or, A Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World....
Author:
Guthrie, William
Place:
London
Publisher:
Charles Dilly & G.G. and J. Robinson
Date:
1796
Description:

xii, [4], 971 pp. 25 folding maps, plus folding map frontispiece. (8vo), 8½x5¼ in., full period calf with red morocco spine label, spine titled and ruled in gilt.

Guthrie's famed geography with finely engraved maps by Thomas Kitchin, John Barber and others. Included are maps of the world, the Europe and its various countries and regions, Asia, the East Indies, North America, the British Dominions in North America, the United States, West Indies, etc.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to covers and extremities; spine cracked; both exterior hinges cracked and detaching; some glue repairs; missing map no. 2: "The Sphere"; light foxing and toning to pages; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306649
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