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    Sale 2272

    Fine Books & Manuscripts including Americana

    24 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    PAYNE, John. Universal Geography. Dublin: Zachariah Jackson, 1793-94.

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    PAYNE, John. Universal Geography. Dublin: Zachariah Jackson, 1793-94.

    3 volumes, 4o (265 x 210 mm). 3 hand-colored engraved frontispieces, 34 engraved plates (3 folding) and 31 engraved folding maps hand-colored in outline. Contemporary tree calf (light wear to joints and edges).

    The appendix to Payne's Geography includes "The history of the voyages round the world, and toward the north and south poles, which have been made since the year 1764, by English navigators" and "A digested and geographical account of the most considerable islands and countries which have been either discovered or explored during those voyages, collected from every writer upon those subjects."


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