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A summary of Geography and History, both ancient and modern: Containing an account of the Political State, and principal revolutions of the most illustrious nations in ancient and modern times; Their manners and customs: Local ... (Truncated)

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Title:A summary of Geography and History, both ancient and modern: Containing an account of the Political State, and principal revolutions of the most illustrious nations in ancient and modern times; Their manners and customs: Local ... (Truncated)
Price:GBP£85.00 (about USD$106.30)
Category:History
Book ID:B009-3472
Quantity:1
Publisher:T. Cadell, London, 1824
Edition:6th Edition (corrected)
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Poor Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
T. Cadell, 1824, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Poor Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, 6th Edition (corrected)

Full Book Title: A summary of Geography and History, both ancient and modern: Containing an account of the Political State, and principal revolutions of the most illustrious nations in ancient and modern times; Their manners and customs: Local Situation of Cities; especially of such as have been distinguished by memorable events: with an abridgement of the Fabulous History of Mythology of the Greeks. Sixth Edition (Corrected)

Leather binding with six raised bands, gilt decorative outer border to front & rear covers; preface & contents pages to front; A summary of geography and history, both ancient and modern ; containing, an account of the political state, and principal revolutions of the most illustrious nations in ancient and modern times ; their manners and customs ; the local situation of cities ; especially of such as have been distinguished by memorable events: with an abridgment of the fabulous history or mythology of the Greeks. To which is prefixed, an historical account of the progress and improvements of astronomy and geography, from the earliest periods to the present time. Also a brief account of the planetary system, &c. Designed chiefly to connect the study of classical learning with that of general knowledge. At the rear is a geographical index, containing the Latin names of the principal countries, cities, rivers & mountains, mentioned in the Greek & Roman classics; with the modern names subjoined. Size: Large Octavo. 12+727 pages. Front and back boards both detached with leather missing from top & bottom of spine. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's (1829) name & address neatly written in ink to front end-paper. Marbled edges, faded. Gilt crest to front cover. Fairly severe bumping & wear to corners & edges with scuffs & scratches to leather covers. illustrated by 13 b/w. fold-out maps in good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Cities; Politics & Government; Greek Mythology; 19th century; Geography & Maps. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3472.
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