Lot 322: 7 geographies/school books incl Guthrie, 1794.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Geography/School Books] 7 Vols. ++ William Guthrie. A NEW GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND COMMERCIAL GRAMMAR Lon: Charles Dilly/ G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794. 25 plates total (24 plates plus a duplicate of Russia). All but 1 plate are folding maps (3 with full or outline hand color). 2 maps of the Netherlands are present, but appear only once on plate list. Interior very good. ++ 2 editions (Sept. 1816 and Sept. 1818): Jedidiah Morse. GEOGRAPHY MADE EASY: BEING AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE AMERICAN UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY. To which are prefixed Elements of Geography Boston: Published by Thomas & Andrews... [various booksellers] Ezra Lincoln, Printer. Sept. 1816 has 2 folding maps (hemispheres and North America). The Sept. 1818 has 1 folding map only (North America). Toning, foxing, dampstain, hemispheres map creased. ++ J. Olney. A PRACTICAL SYSTEM OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY; OR A VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF THE WORLD. Robinson, Pratt & Co., 1838. ¼ cloth and board. Printed paper surface worn away from most of front cover and portions of rear cover. Some leaves have loss of text and/or tear to inner edge. ++ R. Brookes. A NEW UNIVERSAL GAZETTEER NY: W. W. Reed & Co., 1832. ++ PETER PARLEYS COMMON SCHOOL HISTORY Phila: E. H. Butler & Co., 1850. ++ N. Wonostrocht. RECUIL CHOISI DE TRAITS HISTORIQUES ET DE CONTES MORAUX Balt: Samuel Jefferis, 1813. Loose. ++ 12mo/8vo. 5 contemp full leather, 2 contemp quarter leather. Bdgs fair to worn. Most are foxed and/or toned. Sold with all faults. 9.8 Lb.