John Walker; Arthur Kershaw - The universal gazetteer; being a concise description ... of the nations, kingdoms, states, towns ... - 1807
Very beautiful copy, nicely bound in glazed calfskin, smooth spine, adorned with gilding and blind-stamping.
New edition by The Universal Gazetteer... By John Walker, M.D. Revised, considerably enlarged, and improved, by Arthur Kershaw".
This 4th edition, after the first of 1795 is expanded and adorned with 13/14 maps (missing the world map): Africa, North America, South America, Asia, England & Wales, Europe, France, Germany, Hindoostan or India, West Indies, Ireland. Scotland and Spain & Portugal.
Provenance: Charles Mayo with heraldic ex-libris.
Author: John Walker; Arthur Kershaw
Title: The universal gazetteer; being a concise description ... of the nations, kingdoms, states, towns ... &c. in the known world; the government, manners, and religion of the inhabitants ... of the different countries ... Ill. with fourteen maps.
Publisher: London: J. Johnson, etc., 1807. Octavo vol., 22 x 14, unpaginated. 13/14 fold-out maps.
Binding in very good condition despite sunning on the spine and some marks of rubbing. Fresh interior, meticulous printing on laid paper. Some scattered foxing.
- Number of Books
- Cartography, Fine Bindings, Geography, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- John Walker; Arthur Kershaw
- Book Title
- The universal gazetteer; being a concise description ... of the nations, kingdoms, states, towns ...
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 22×14 cm