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Author Name    Payne, John

Title   Universal Geography Formed into a New and Entire System; Describing Asia, Africa, Europe, and America...the History of Man...Arts, Sciences, Commerce...3 vols.

Binding   Full-Leather

Book Condition   Good Minus

Type   Association Copy

Edition   First Irish Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   Dublin, Ireland Zachariah Jackson 1793

Seller ID   007324

This is the first Irish edition of Universal Geography Formed into a New and Entire System. The true first edition was published in London in 1791. Complete in three volumes. Published and printed by Zachariah Jackson, Dublin, in 1793-94. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. Bound in period full calf, gilt-lettered red and black morocco spine labels. The leather somewhat cracked and dried out but no red rot to speak of. With [ii], vi, iii-v, [4], [1] blank, 759; 792; [ii], 894, [ix]-xiii, [i]-xxxiii, [1], [1]-10 pages. Approximately 37 copperplate engravings (three folding); 3 hand-colored frontispieces; folding table; folding map [1793]. Title page to third volume mis-numbered as Volume I. This edition without the maps found in other contemporary editions. Some wear and scuffing to leather; pencil scribbling on several plates, folding map with long tear; foxing and damp staining; else good. Handsome 20th century B&W bookplate of the American character actor Edward Everett Horton to the front pastedown. Else a very clean copy and still rather tight. A Very Good Minus copy.

Price = 600.00 USD

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