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INVENTORY #115537

A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific, or A Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and Its Various Divisions. Volume V

BELL, James

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This well-known publication became known as the "Glasgow Geography." It was often revised and reprinted, not just in Britain but in the U.S. and in France under a different name. James Bell spent much of his career revising and improving successive editions as geographic knowledge advanced. Volume 5 contains China and North America. At this early date the western part of N.A. was a vast wilderness and the book contains a section on the "Unexplored Tracts of North America."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Archibald Fullarton and Co
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1832
  • Place Published: Glasgow
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Vol. V only: v, 627 p. 22 cm. 6 fold-out maps and two engravings. Rebound in brown cloth with new endpapers. Foxing and dampstains to maps affecting nearby pages. Bookplate signed by former owner on front free endpaper.

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