A General Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography.
Butler, Samuel

London & Edinburgh: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1826. Copyright date of 1826 but with "Corrected to 1832" printed below in a bolder typeface; volume about 8 1/2" x 11" size, maps slightly smaller, printed one to a page, on one side only; Containing 43 colored maps and two indexes, for the sections; Samuel Butler (1774-1839) Headmaster of Shrewsbury then Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, classical scholar and educator: maps hand-colored in outline; bound in original marbled paper covered boards, red leather spine and tips, gilt ruled and titled; remains of cover title-label; some edge, tips wear to binding, top board detached, warped a bit; world hemisphere map (double page) split, worn and darkened; most other maps fairly clean, evenly toned; with the original publisher's list label on inner front endpaper; no other endpaper; a good example of a geographical learning tool of the time. Good (Item ID: 18143)

$650.00

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