World Geography maps views ethnography 1872-1895 group 5 illustrated booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Textbooks, 19th Century Geography Books, Book for Students, Primers].
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Our World No. 2, Or Second Series of Lessons in Geography, by Mary L. Hall.
Published c.1872, Boston by Ginn Brothers.
Appleton's American Standard Geography.
Published 1881, New York by D. Appleton & Co.
130 pages plus appendices.
Complete Geography, by Alex Everett Frye.
Published 1895, Boston by Ginn & Co.
180 pages, 24 plates, plus appendices.
Warren's New Physical Geography, by William H. Brewer.
Published 1890, Philadelphia by Cowperthwait and Co.
Barnes' Complete Geography, by James Monteith.
Published 1885, New York by A.S. Barnes and Co.
Group of five (5) 19th century Geography educational books published for students. The geographies each contain a profusion of color maps and b&w images, wood engraved illustrations often accompany the text. Three bound in period cloth bindings with elaborate and ornate cover designs, two with leather spines.
Various signs of age, handling and old repairs, some edge tears, soiling, etc., but overall well preserved and pleasing to browse through.
Great assortment of maps, views and ethnographic images of the entire world in the second half of the nineteenth century.
Books measure: 12 1/2" H X 10 1/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 3 1/2".