Guthrie, William Esq and James Ferguson F.R.S. A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World... to which are added, I. A Geographical Index, with the Names of Places alphabetically arranged... etc.
London J. Johnson 1808 Twenty-First Hardback Good
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Brown leather boards; somewhat worn, but intact; corners worn; gilt on red label on front; gilt on red titling label at head of spine, a trifle worn, but very legible. Leather backstrip, worn; losses at head and tail of spine; raised bands; external joints partially exposed, so boards + backstrip a little frail, but intact at time of writing, but needs careful handling; binding on text block tight. Owner's name, in beautiful copperplate, on front pastedown, dd October 2, 1811. 23 fold-out maps, all present - frontispiece map in colour. "The Twenty-First Edition, Corrected and considerably enlarged". The "Present State" of the world in the midst of the Napoleonic Wars - a fascinating resource for historians! ; 8vo (app 6" x 9"); 1036 pages