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A Treatise of Antient and Present Geography Together with a Sett of Maps, Both of Antient and Present Geography, Shewing the Difference Between Each, By Bare Inspection of the Maps, and Design'd for the Use of Young Students in the Universities.

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A Treatise of Antient and Present Geography Together with a Sett of Maps, Both of Antient and Present Geography, Shewing the Difference Between Each, By Bare Inspection of the Maps, and Design'd for the Use of Young Students in the Universities.

by Wells, Edward

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London: W. Bowyer for R. And J. Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, and T. Ward, 1726. A very good copy in contemporary tree bark calf, five raised bands with maroon title label to spine. Bump to lower corner of front board. Heraldic bookplate of the Marquis of Headfort to front paste down. Engraved frontispiece, xvi pp. + 181pp + Index & 4pp catalogue of R. and J. Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, and T. Ward publications. Chapter on the finding of Latitude and Longitude of places. Maps were published in a separate volume not present here. . Fourth Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

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Bookseller
Rickaro Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
057188
Title
A Treatise of Antient and Present Geography Together with a Sett of Maps, Both of Antient and Present Geography, Shewing the Difference Between Each, By Bare Inspection of the Maps, and Design'd for the Use of Young Students in the Universities.
Author
Wells, Edward
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W. Bowyer for R. And J. Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, and T. Ward
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1726
Keywords
Geography Science Longitude Latitude
Bookseller catalogs
Science, Technology & Engineering; Maritime;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

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About Rickaro Books Ltd

At Rickaro Books, we have over 30 years experience in bookselling and customer care. We have a retail shop located in the historic town of Horbury and whilst we sell online, we always welcome visitors to the shop.We specialise in T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) but also carry a wide range of other titles across the fields of military, local history and first edition fiction. if you are seeking for a particular title, we are happy to assist and are always interested in purchasing good, collectable books.

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