A compendious geographical and historical grammar: exhibiting a brief survey of the terraqueous globe; and shewing, The Situation, Extent, Boundaries, and Divisions of the various Countries; their Chief Towns, Mountains, Rivers, Climates, and Productions; their Governments, Revenues, Commerce, and their Sea and Land Forces...
London. Printed for W. Peacock and Sons, 1802. Second edition.
12mo. xxviii, 408pp, . With 13 engraved folding maps hand-coloured in outline, the first bound as frontispiece. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Spine and edges rubbed, slight cracking to boards, some surface loss. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to recto of FFEP, offsetting to title, occasional foxing.
An early nineteenth century pocket-guide to the geography and topography of the world's primary nations including; the Asian territories of Japan and India, the countries of Africa, and the foremost states of America.£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 13116