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John Walker; Arthur Kershaw - The universal gazetteer; being a concise description ... of the nations, kingdoms, states, towns ... - 1807

John Walker; Arthur Kershaw - The universal gazetteer; being a concise description ... of the nations, kingdoms, states, towns ... - 1807

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John Walker; Arthur Kershaw - The universal gazetteer; being a concise description ... of the nations, kingdoms, states, towns ... - 1807
Cartography, Fine Bindings, Geography, Travels - Quantity: 1

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.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
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 ...
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1807
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
1000
Dimensions
22×14 cm
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