Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography. In Two Volumes. With over 100 Maps & Plates. C. Cooke, No Date, C1802. Leather Binding.


Author: COOKE, George Alexander
Illustrator: With a Frontis, Plate of the Sphere, 63 Plates (With 83 engravings), Plus 23 folding Maps.
Edition: First Edition?
Price: £750




Description:

Published in 1801 by C. Cooke, No Date, C1802, in London.
Seller notes: pp vol. 1- Title page, (i) blank, (ii) Preface, xx, 6-816; Vol. 2- 728, (iv) Index to both volumes. Containing an Accurate and Entertaining Description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.being a complete and universal history and description of the whole world as divided into empires, kingdoms, states, republics , &c. Together with descriptions of the inhabitants and account of their military and civil government, laws, trade, commerce, arts, science, etc. With details of the most remarkable battles, sieges, sea fights . new discoveries by Columbus, Magellan, Bhering, Mandana. and accounts from travellers, Thunberg, Sparman, Addison, Shaw, LeComte, Pocock.to illustrate the work.a considerable number of new and accuarate maps, charts, comprising a complete Atlas with upwards of one hundred engravings. BINDING: The two volumes are bound in Later half leather over marbled boards with gilt lettering to spines. CONDITION: Professional repair to some of the pages, plates and maps; occasional foxing and the odd small stain; worm damage including some to top of the last few pages of first volume (affecting a few letters); o/w a good set. The FOLDING MAPS Include: CHINA; HINDOOSTAN; TURKEY (2); NORTH AMERICA; U.S.A.; RUSSIAN EMPIRE; IRELAND; WEST INDIES; ENGLAND; SCOTLAND; SPAIN; ITALY; GERMANY; CHART OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN exhibiting the new discoveries; ETC..



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