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A Geographical Dictionary
London : Charles Brome, 1693. Leather bound. Fair. [8], 232, 231-438, 431-437, [21] p. 31 cm. Title page vignette of double globe. Leather covers. From our As Is shelf. Front board detached with leather separate from board. Rear board attached but very worn with leather peeling. Spine gone. The interior is free of foxing. First pages have darkened edges. An occasional spot but overall the pages are very clean. Larger margin stains pp. 239-240 p. Text in double columns. Small worm holes at top of some index pages. Tiny hole p. 273 in margin. Interesting ink notations on rear endpaper. Basically a good text block in dire need of a rebind. Title continues: "Representing the Present and Ancient Names and States of all the Countries, Kingdoms, Provinces, Remarkable Cities, Universities, Ports, Towns, Mountains, Seas, Streights, Fountains, and Rivers of the whole World; Their Distances, Longitudes, and Latitudes, with A short Historical Account of the same, and a general Index of the Antient and Latin Names. Very necessary for the right understanding of all Antient and Modern Histories, and especially of the divers Accounts of the present Transactions of Europe. Begun by Edmund Bohun, Esquire. Continued, Corrected, and Enlarged with great Additions throughout, and particularly with whatever in the Geographical Part of the Voluminous Morery and Le Clerk occurs observable, By Mr. Bernard. Together with all the Market-Towns, Corporations, and Rivers, in England, wanting in both the former Editions." Title refers to Louis Moréri and Jean Le Clerc. Table of Latitudes and Longitudes, index, and one page of advertising for Charles Brome at rear. Wing B3454.
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