Elements of Geography; Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical 2. Physical, or Natural 3. Political Geography [provenance: Look and Nickerson families]. Jedidiah Morse.
Elements of Geography; Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical 2. Physical, or Natural 3. Political Geography [provenance: Look and Nickerson families]
Elements of Geography; Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical 2. Physical, or Natural 3. Political Geography [provenance: Look and Nickerson families]

Elements of Geography; Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical 2. Physical, or Natural 3. Political Geography [provenance: Look and Nickerson families]

Boston: I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, 1801. Hardcover. "On a new Plan. Adapted to the capacities of Children and Youth; and designed, from its cheapness, for a Reading and Classical Book in common Schools, and as a useful Winter Evening's Entertainment for Young People in Private Families. Illustrated with a neat Map of the United States, and a beautiful Chart of the whole World. ... Fourth Edition, Improved. Printed at Boston, By I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews; Sold by them ... and by I. Thomas, in Worcester; in Albany, by Thomas, Andrews & Penniman; in Baltimore, by Thomas, Andrews & Butler; and by other Booksellers in different parts of the United States -- May, 1801." 143, [1] p.: 2 folded leaves of engraved maps; 15 cm. Contemporary calf spine with marbled paper over boards. All page edges red. Metal-engraved maps have imprint: Published by Thomas & Andrews Boston 1801. Shaw & Shoemaker, 959. Signatures in old hands on fixed endpapers by former owners: Harriet M. Look, David Look, Eliza Look, and Harriet Nickerson. Harriet M. Look (1811-1882) married David Nickerson in 1830. In Very Good Condition: boards are rubbed and faded; front board has a horizontal split 1.5-cm. from the lower edge; occasional foxing; otherwise clean and tight; maps are complete and intact. Very Good. Item #003158

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