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333: Countries of the Known World 1752

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Title: Entertaining Account of all the Countries of the Known World: Describing the different Religions, Habits, Tempers, Customs, Traffick, and Manufactures, of Their Inhabitants; The Remarkable Curiosities, amongst Them, either of Art, or Nature; The great Variety of strange Land and Sea-Animals; extraordinary Plants, Minerals, &c...
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Description: 490 pp. 5 engraved plates, including 2 folding. (4to) 20.6x12.5 cm. (8x5"), rebound in later half calf and boards, gilt-lettered morocco spine label. Second Edition.A rare work, issued in 37 parts, continuously paginated. All parts present here although this copy lacks the index which was published later. ESTC N31488.
Heading: zzc(World)Place Published: London
Publisher: R. Goadby
Date Published: 1752

Condition

Finger soiling to title and neat ink note at top edge; page 3/4 with paper repair at top edge; light foxing and finger soiling within; very good.
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Estimate $500 – $800
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