Lot 65 of 443:
Fore-edge painting of English church on Geographical Dictionary  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
A Compendious Geographical Dictionary, containing, a Concise Description of the Most Remarkable Places, Ancient and Modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.

Author:

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for W. Peacock

Date:
1795

Description:

Illustrated with folding map frontispiece and 4 additional folding maps with hand-colored borders. (12mo), 12.75x7.75 cm. (5x3") straight grain red morocco, ruled in gilt with spine titled and tooled in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Second Edition.

Features bright fore-edge painting of Beacon's Field Church, England. Signed Upsala in bottom left corner.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Ink staining to front cover, covers and extremities lightly rubbed; engraving pasted on front pastedown, owner's signature on first blank, gift inscription on second blank, some light toning; overall very good.


 
Item number:
306658a
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