Jedidiah & Sidney Morse's Geography 1824 American Schoolbook old leather bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Morse's Geography, Old Books, School books, 19th century books, American publications).
A New System of Geography, Ancient and Modern, for the Use of Schools, by Sidney Edwards Morse.
24th edition published 1824, Boston by Richardson & Lord.
At the front is an early owners name written in quill pen with the date Feb. 1827, price paid is written above as 10/6. Books with early owners names, dates and price paid are of some interest from a historical perspective.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, title on contrasting red leather label, marbled covers. Text block age toned and displaying signs of old damp staining.
Comprehensive, detailed summary of information about each state until this time, the rest of the world covered as well.
Binding remains tight and sound.
Book remains attractive on the shelf. It displays a unique age patina, the age flaws fairly easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.