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Item #BB2345 [Original Cloth] The poetry of geography: a journey round the globe. In which a comprehensive view of the earth is taken, and facts made familiar to the mind of all. A Book for Families, Students, and Schools. Peter LIVINGSTON.
[Original Cloth] The poetry of geography: a journey round the globe. In which a comprehensive view of the earth is taken, and facts made familiar to the mind of all. A Book for Families, Students, and Schools

[Original Cloth] The poetry of geography: a journey round the globe. In which a comprehensive view of the earth is taken, and facts made familiar to the mind of all. A Book for Families, Students, and Schools

London: Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row, 1853. Decorative Cloth. First Edition of this scarce and unusual geography primer. Foolscap 8vo (161 x 98mm): x,100pp, with engraved folding frontispiece depicting the globe's hemispheres. Original publisher's burgundy cloth stamped in gilt and blind, citron yellow end papers. Spine sunned, first few leaves lightly spotted, but an excellent copy, tightly bound and generally clean throughout. FirstSearch lists only four institutional copies worldwide; rare in commerce as well, with no copies noted at auction by Rare Book Hub. Near Fine+. Item #BB2345

Lessons in the history of many nations presented in florid prose and frequent quotation of poetry. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $335.00

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