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Butler, Samuel
An Atlas of Modern Geography by
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, London, 1837. Hand-colored fold-out map, 23 hand-colored full-page maps, index: 32pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The standard 19th-century school textbook in its original binding. Samuel Butler (1774-1839), the father of the more famous Samuel Butler, re-founded Shrewsbury School and was its headmaster. He was also bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. This is his school textbook on modern and ancient geography, first published in 1813. British Book Trade Index, DNB Contemporary half red morocco over brown marbled boards. Paper label onlay on the front with the title. Bookplate of "Foster," stamp: "Officer Commanding Troops" on inside front board. Some foxing throughout. Loose front board, otherwise very good Hand-colored fold-out map, 23 hand-colored full-page maps, index: 32pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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