Brown full-leather binding has recently been rebacked with new brown leather backstrip. Covers and extremities are a bit rubbed and scuffed. Corners are worn. Former owner's name plate appears on the front pastedown, above another former owner's name written in ink. Endpp. and text are slightly foxed and darkened, though not interfering with legibility. Six folding maps are present and intact, frontispiece and illustrations in text as well. Binding is sound and tight. Nice copy, digital image available. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: An Easy Grammar of Geography: Intended as a ...
Publisher: Richard Phillips
Publication Date: 1811
Book Condition: Good Plus
Edition: Thirty-first Edition
Book Description Benjamin Warner, 1818. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Hardcover. Marble paper over boards with leather over spine. Title page dated 1818. 195 pages. In fair condition. Leather over spine is creased near hinges and lightly chipped in a few small places. Paper over boards is quite worn, exposing boards at corners and along edges. Marbling remains very distinguishable. Binding is strong. Pages and page edges are foxed and discolored from age. Some corners of pages have been folded in slightly. Name written in ink on front attached endpaper. Overall aged, but sturdy. Frontispiece features black and white illustration of a clock. Bookseller Inventory # 9-3170
Book Description Johnson and Warner, Philadelphia, 1812. Boards. Book Condition: Fair. vi,-203 pages. 24mo. Joseph K. F. Mansfield's copy with paper name label at head of Preface and handwritten note on rear endpaper. Leather spine over marbled boards (stained, worn). Frontispiece consists of a rotating paper with London and locations affixed to a paper with noon, morning, evening, night and the hours of the day on opposing sides (termed "Goldsmith's Grammar of Geography" at the base). Frontis appears to have been laid down on another piece of paper - it appears the volvelle may have been reattached as well as there is an additional piece of paper underneath the original circle. While the title page notes there are maps in this book, there are none present. Heavily browned in places, foxing throughout. An interesting school book. Boards. Bookseller Inventory # 19378