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Title continues: "Comprehending A Sketch of the History of Geography; A View of the Principles of Mathematical, Physical, Civil, and Political Geography; An Account of the Geography, Statistics, and History of Each Continent, State, and Kingdom, Delineated. And a Tabular View of the Principal Mountain Chains in the World. Engraved on Sixty-nine Copperplates, and Compiled from Materials Drawn from the Newest and most Authentic Sources." This magnificent atlas was published about 1831 by John Hamilton, successor to well-known copperplate engraver and printer Daniel Lizars (ca. 1760-1812). Text at rear covers the history of geography, fossil remains, political geography (with emphasis on Britain), etc. Index to place names at end of plate section and index to historical section at rear. A beautiful book.
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- Attic Books (CA)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- The Edinburgh Geographical and Historical Atlas
- John Hamilton
- Book condition
- Used - Very good +
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- John Hamilton
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- ca. 1831
- Reference, Atlases, Geography, World maps, Daniel Lizars
- Bookseller catalogs
- Rare & Antiquarian;
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