Auction 136, Lot 808

"[Lot of 3 - School Geographies]",

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1872-1881 (dated)



10 x 12.5 inches
25.4 x 31.8 cm

Lot of three quarto school geographies in better condition than normally found.

1) Colton's Common School Geography, 1872, published by Sheldon and Company. Filled with engravings, 22 study maps, 2 double-page railroad maps and 10 commercial and reference maps of the United States. Hand colored. Hardbound with illustrated paper cover, 130pp, title page, List of Maps, text, engravings and maps, Pronouncing Vocabulary, Statistical Tables. Contents are fine, old owner's signature on front free end paper. Covers with some shelf wear and small stain. (B+)

2). Warren's Brief Course in Geography, 1875, published by Cowpethwait & Co. This geography has very nice full-page, hand colored maps as well as b&w engravings in the text. Hardbound with pictorial cover, Title Page, Preface, Table of Contents, 78pp of text and engravings, maps, A System of Map-Drawing, Pronouncing Vocabulary, Geographical and Statistical Tables, Population of some of the Principle Cities of the World. Contents fine, covers near fine. Owner's name in pencil on end page. (A) 3) Ohio Edition Eclectic Series Intermediate Geography, 1881. By Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., No. 2 Cincinnati & New York. Filled with printed color maps and engravings. Hardbound with pictorial paper label, 96pp, title page, Population of Cities and Towns, Preface, Intermediate Geography with maps and engravings, Tables, Vocabulary, 12pp Geography of Ohio: A Supplement to the Eclectic Series of Geographies. Contents generally fine, but occasional foxing spots near front of book. Covers very nice but spine with some wear. (B+)



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Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/1/2011