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A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar...[First Edition] [with] A Compendious Geographical Dictionary containing a concise description of the most remarkable places...and An Introduction exhibiting a view of the Newtonian System of the Planets, &c. The Second Edition... [with] A Dictionary of the English language...The Fifth Edition.
London: W Peacock. 1795, 1795 & 1797..

FIRST EDITION of the first volume, early editions of the other two. Together 3 vols. Sm. 8vo. (13 x 8.5 cm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red straight-grain morocco, gilt fillet, spines with gilt ruled bands, title in gilt, inner dentelles gilt with marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. Housed in matching contemporary red straight-grain morocco box, sides and spine with blind-stamped decoration, gilt rules, decorative devices and lettering to spine, edges covered in marbled paper. In total 19 folding maps with original outline hand colour and one b&w chart, comprising 13 maps in the Geographical Grammar, one folding chart and 6 maps in the Geographical Dictionary. Minor scratch to boards of the Geographical grammar, spine of box with minor scuff and black mark to lower spine, generally an excellent set. Old ownership inscriptions of Robert Campbell and Miss Jane E. Mitchell to title page of each volume, and a presentation gift inscription from Robert Campbell to Miss Mitchell on inside of box lid.

Price £ 1400.00
Stock Code 51916
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