comprehending seventy-two maps. engraved on steel, in the first style of art, by Sidney Hall, William Hughes...
new edition. embracing all the latest discoveries obtained from Government surveys and expeditions, books of recent travel, and other sources.
with introductory chapters on the geography and statistics of the various countries of the world, and a complete index of 65,000 names.
Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1853.
folio [46x34cm]. 12-page introductory text, 62 plates (containing the 72 maps) and 63-page index.
in the original half morocco binding, badly rubbed, with some soiling to the cloth boards, but with no significant damage. end-papers rather soiled. book-plate and institution stamp to front paste-down. small catalogue number to verso of title-page.
there is a little marginal marking, but the maps are all in good, fresh condition, apart from a long tear to the inner margin of the map of southern Scotland, and a certain degree of mustiness throughout
This book is being sold on behalf of the Largs & District Museum & Historical Society, by order of the Board of Trustees