1759 Barrow Geography Dictionary ATLAS MAPS Syria Africa Coffee Tobacco HUGE FOLIO
John Barrow was an 18th-century English naval historian remembered for his illustrated dictionaries. This tome from Barrow’s “Geographical Dictionary” is beautifully illustrated with maps and fascinating contents including views of Aleppo people smoking tobacco and drinking coffee, African and Syrian costumes and clothing, as well as maps of the German Empire, city map of Bologna, and the Fort town of Agde, France, plus much more!
Item number: #2324
A new geographical dictionary : containing a full and accurate account of the several parts of the known world : to which is prefixed, an introductory dissertation, explaining the figure and motion of the earth, the use of the globes, and doctrine of the sphere.
London : Printed for J. Coote ... and sold by all booksellers ... in Great-Britain and Ireland, 1759.
Details: •Collation: Complete with all pages; Volume 1 (of 2)
oIllustrated with 11 plates
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Size: ~13.75in X 9.25in (34.5cm x 23.5cm)
•Very rare with no other example for sale worldwide
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