Lot 317: 3 Geographies incl: Brookes. THE GENERAL GAZETTEER

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December 1, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Falls Church, VA, US
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Description: [Geography/American Imprints] 3 Titles. ++ R. Brookes. THE GENERAL GAZETTEER: OR COMPENDIOUS GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY… Lon: J. F. C. Rivington, F. Power and Co. and J. Johnson, et. al., 1791, Seventh Edition. Contains 6 folding maps: Hemispheres, Africa, South America, North America, Asia, and Europe. Directions to the Binder do not specify the number of plates, but the 6 present include every major continent. 8vo. Contemp tree calf. Covers insecure. Interior very good. ++ PHILIPPI CLUVERI INTRODUCTIONIS IN UNIVERSAM GEOGRPAHIAM, Tam Veterem Quam Novam Libri VI. Cum integris Johannis Bunonis, Joh. Frid. Hekelii & Joh. Reiskii… Amst: Petrum de Coup, 1729. 4to. Includes engr title and printed folding table, but without the other maps and plates, not present when it was bound ca. Late 1700s or early 1800s. ¼ leather and paper-covered board. Loss to spine base, split to lower portion of joints. Minor corner and edge wear. Loose at rear of volume, index soiled, lacking free eps. Minor fox/toning to some portions. Sabin 13805. First published posthumously in 1624 as “Introductio in Universam Geographiam,” Cluver’s work was the first comprehensive modern geography. ++ Jedidiah Morse. THE AMERICAN UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY, OR A VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES, AND REPUBLICS IN THE KNOWN WORLD… Being a New Edition of the American Geography… Part I only (of 2). Bos: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1793. [12], [17]-696 pp. 6 (of 8) maps/plates (mostly folding). 8vo. Contemp leather. Hinges weak, lacking rfep, ffep loose. Frontis creased and chipped along edges, 1 plate partly split along fold. Dampstained at front and in some other regions of volume. Evans 25847. 7.2 Lb.
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