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Lot nr:994
Book nr:30922
Author:MIDDLETON, Charles Theodore
Title:A new and complete system of Geography. Containing a full, accurate, authentic and interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America
Publisher:for J. Cooke
Description:2 vol. in-f?, xxviii, (5)-546; 548, [6] pp, engraved frontisp., with 94 (of 100) engraved plates and 9 (of 21) maps, some folding, engraved by Thomas Bowen. Tear repaired in front. and in world map. Some foxing, small wormholes in some inner margins of vol. 2. Modern half bindings
Note:A fascinating compendium of contemporary knowledge of the customs and habits of the world's various peoples, including notices of recent discoveries in the Pacific and Australia. Originally published in 1777-78.
Ref. Sabin 48854
Price:€280 - €360
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