Pinkerton World atlas geography 1803 complete rare book 15 Arrowsmith mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Modern Geography. A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States and Colonies; With the Oceans, Seas, and Isles, in all Parts of the World, Including the Most Recent Discoveries and Political Alterations. Digested on a New Plan, by John Pinkerton.
Published 1803, London by A. Strathan.
641 pages. Text in English. Contains 15 engraved folding maps by Neele.
Period mottled full leather binding, gilt bands, title in gilt on contrasting black leather band. Front and rear hinge cracked, but boards still well attached, binding remains tight and sound. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Interior contents display a uniform age patina. Some spotting or foxing throughout. Maps remain largely clean, light to moderate text offsetting to some map panels.
Book measures: 8 3/4" H X 5 1/2" W.