• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar. London: W. Peacock, 1802. 13 folding engraved maps hand-coloured in outline, including frontispiece. [With:] A Compendious Geographical Dictionary, enlarged by B.P. Capper. London: Peacocks and Bampton, 1813. 8 folding engraved maps hand-coloured in outline, including frontispiece, and folding plate of the solar system. (Quire A pulled, C1 with small closed tear.) [and:] JONES, Stephen. A New Biographical Dictionary. London: Longman [etc.], 1811.

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    A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar. London: W. Peacock, 1802. 13 folding engraved maps hand-coloured in outline, including frontispiece. [With:] A Compendious Geographical Dictionary, enlarged by B.P. Capper. London: Peacocks and Bampton, 1813. 8 folding engraved maps hand-coloured in outline, including frontispiece, and folding plate of the solar system. (Quire A pulled, C1 with small closed tear.) [and:] JONES, Stephen. A New Biographical Dictionary. London: Longman [etc.], 1811.

    Together 3 vols., 12° (130 x 83mm), uniform straight-grained red morocco, ruled and directly lettered in gilt, gilt edges, in contemporary red morocco and paper-covered wood box titled "Dictionaries" on spine (chip at box head). Provenance: J. Cook, 1819 (inscription on titles and inner box lid). Second edition of the Grammar, fourth of the Geographical Dictionary, sixth of the Biographical Dictionary. (3)


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