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A New System of Modern Geography: Or, A Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World., the astronomical part by James Ferguson, F.R.S. 2 Volumes. by  William Guthrie - Hardcover - Twelfth & Thitreenth Editions Corrected  - 1790 - from Rickaro Books Ltd (SKU: 057186)

A New System of Modern Geography: Or, A Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World., the astronomical part by James Ferguson, F.R.S. 2 Volumes.

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A New System of Modern Geography: Or, A Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World., the astronomical part by James Ferguson, F.R.S. 2 Volumes.

by Guthrie, William

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London: Charles Dilly, 1790. A very good set of the two volumes, the first volume 13th edition of 1792 the second being the 12th edition of 1790, but bound in matched full contemporary tree bark calf with red title and volume labels to spines. Early printed bookplate of "Richard Foster Cambridge" to front paste-down of both volumes. Bindings are firm and sound. Closed tear to fep of Volume 2 . All maps in good condition, other than closed tear to edge of frontispiece map. ivpp + 928 pp. 21 maps as called for with hand-colouring) 1 sphere plate, and table (p299) all present as per plate list that is present. These two volumes appear to have purchased together and bound by the first owner, both volumes have an independent title page but continuous pagination. These often are found as a single volume with no definition of date of the subsequent volume. Significant World maps showing "recent" discoveries of New Holland and New Zealand by Captain Cook. All maps by Thomas Kitchen.. Twelfth & Thitreenth Editions Corrected . Hardback. Very Good. Illus. by Kithchen, Thomas (maps). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

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Bookseller
Rickaro Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
057186
Title
A New System of Modern Geography: Or, A Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World., the astronomical part by James Ferguson, F.R.S. 2 Volumes.
Author
Guthrie, William
Illustrator
Kithchen, Thomas (maps)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Twelfth & Thitreenth Editions Corrected
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Dilly
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1790
Keywords
Maps Cartography Topography Astronomy Thomas Kitchen
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Topography;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
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