American Geography books 1814-1849 Lot x 5 w/ many woodcuts & mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Early American Geography Books- Geographical education in the United States in the first half of the 19th century. All issued 1814-1849.
All in early / original period bindings, profusion of fascinating cultural woodcuts and small maps.
Peter Parley's Method of Telling About Geography to Children. With Nine Maps and Seventy-Five Engravings Principally for the Use of Schools.
1829, Hartford, F.J. Huntington. 120 pp. Profusion of woodcuts.
A System of School Geography, Chiefly Derived from Malte-Brun,..Inductive Plan of Instruction, by S. Griswold Goodrich.
1835, Hartford, F.J. Huntington. 286 pp. Profusion of woodcuts.
A System of Modern Geography.. Description of the Present State of the World..with their Several Empires, Kingdoms, States, Territories, Etc.
1849, Philadelphia, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. Profusion of woodcuts.
A Systematic View of Geography...Miscellaneous View of the World, by William Warren.
1843, Portland, William Hyde.180 pp. Numerous woodcuts.
A New System of Modern Geography; or a General Description of all the Considerable Countries in the World, Compiled from the Latest European and American Geographies, Voyages and Travels by Elijah Parish, D.D.
1814, Newburyport, E. Little & Co. 366 pp. Two folding maps, including world in double hemispheres by Hooker and a rare map of North America by E. Little of Newburyport.
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Smallest book measures: 5 1/4" H X 4 1/2" W.
Largest book measures: 7 1/8" H X 4 1/2" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 4 1/2".