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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.

Price £ 1400.00
Stock Code 51916
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