James Cook - A new and easy introduction to universal geography - 1797

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James Cook - A new and easy introduction to universal geography - 1797
Topography, Travels - Quantity: 1

James Cook (1728–1779) - Richard Turner (1753–1788)
1.Map of he Word
2.Figure of the Eart
3.Lines and Circle on the Globe
4.Seafons
5.Geographical Clock
6.Small Map of the World
7.Map of Europe
8.Map of France
9.Map of Italy
10.Map of Germany
11.Map of United Provinces
12.Map of Netherlands
13.Map of Spain and Portugal
14.Map of Swifferland
15.Map of Poland
16.Map of Denmark
17.Map of Swende, & C.
18.Map of Ruffia
19.Map of Hungary
20.Map of Turkey
21.Map of Great Briaint and Ireland
22.Map of Asia
23.Map of Africa
24.Map of North America
25.Map of South America
26.Map of Plate of tne Terrestrial Globe

Etching on laid paper/watermark, coeval colouring, not on all plates.
In good condition with slight traces of mildew and browning. The cover and one plate are loose, as pictured.

Size: about 95 x 162 x 25 mm.
232 pages.


Fleuron from book: A new and easy introduction to universal geography; in a series of letters to a youth at school: describing The Figure, Motions, and Dimensions of the Earth; the different Seasons of the Year; the Situation and Extent of the several Empires, Kingdoms, States, and Provinces; their Government, Customs, Religion, Manners, and the Characters of the reigning Sovereigns. By the Rev. R. Turner, Jun. LL.D. late of Magdalen-Hall, Oxford. Illustrated with copper-plates, and a new set of maps, Drawn and engraved by the best Artists, on Purpose for this Work. Improved and considerably enlarged. To which is added, a large map of the world, in which are delineated the different Tracks of Captain Cook's Ship, in his three Voyages round the World. Also a plate of the terrestrial Globe, And a Plate of a new and curious Geographical Clock.

Published by:
printed for C. Dilly, J. Johnson, G.G. and J. Robinson, F. and C. Rivington, G. Wilkie, J. Scatcherd, T.N. Longman, and C. Law

History and Geography

In poor condition, as pictured.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
James Cook
Book Title
A new and easy introduction to universal geography
Condition
Poor
Publication year oldest item
1797
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
printed for C. Dilly, J. Johnson, G.G. and J. Robinson, F. and C. Rivington, G. Wilkie, J. Scatcherd
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
232
Dimensions
162×95 mm
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