Ramsay, 1793, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
[Reference.] The New gazetteer, or, Modern geographical index: containing a concise description of the empires, kingdoms, cities, towns, seas, rivers, &?c. &?c. &?c. in the known world ... including a full account of the counties, cities, towns, villages, &?c. of England and Scotland, Edinburgh: David Ramsay, 1793. Octavo, pp. x (580), full calf covers with contemporary backing including red morocco label, lacking title page and frontis world map. Includes five folding maps engraved by Neele: Africa, North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. Ownership signature on the front paste-down by James White of Lower Largo, Scotland, dated 1794. The maps are dated 1795 and 1796, indicating this volume is a rebinding that includes leaves that were not part of the original. Also with James White Jr.'s signature on the free rear endpaper, plus marginalia on the rear paste-down. ESTC 39852. Condition of this book: Spine and upper edges of covers darkened, probably by a leather treatment. A few preliminary pages have been expertly repaired but still show stains. Overall sound and good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Scotland; 18th century; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54829.