System of British Geography 1835 James Harris Folding Map rare topography bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Geography, Books with Maps, British Geography).
A System of British Geography ...dedicated to Queen Victoria... by James Harris.
Published c. 1835, London by James Harris.
260 pages. Text in English. Large engraved folding map at front.
Apparently a rather scarce book touching on a wide range of geographical and topographical topics such as seasons, climate, mineralogy, curiosities, population, manufacturing,government, religion, etc.
Also contains a separate chapter devoted to Ireland.
Publisher's early plain cloth binding, gilt title lettering, patterned floral cover decorations.
Early owner's inscription on inside cover: John Edward Martin.
Book cloth worn, stained, several small holes, but still displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 5/8" H x 4 3/4" W.