Modern Geography Compendium 1862 Astronomy Ancient Holy Land atlas w/ 11 mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Compendium of Modern Geography, Political Physical, and Mathematical: With A Chapter on the Ancient Geography of Palestine, Outlines of Astronomy, and of Geology, A Glossary of Geographical Names, Descriptive and Pronouncing Tables, Questions for Examinations, Etc., by Alexander Stewart. Nineteenth Edition, revised.
Published 1862, Edinburgh by Oliver & Boyd.
478 pages. Text in English. 11 folding maps, complete. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Of interest for the expanded format which has 11 maps.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover & spine decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this gazetteer/ small pocket atlas survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W.