Auction 137, Lot 916

"[Lot of 3] Monteith's Physical and Intermediate Geography [and] Monteith's Physical and Political Geography [and] An Intermediate Geography, with Lessons in Map Drawing",

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1870-80 (circa)

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Color: Printed Color

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A. Monteith's Physical and Intermediate Geography, by James Monteith, ca. 1880, (10.3 x 12.3"). Includes 17 printed color maps, 92 pp and a 8pp supplement on the 1880 census and instructions for drawing maps. The complete book details the physical geography of all the regions of the world. Hardbound with pictorial paper cover boards. Condition: Maps are in good condition with sporadic light toning. There is a 0.75" tear from pp 49-62 but it does not intrude on any images. Spine is missing with slightly toned and bumped boards. Library seal on pastedown. (B+)

B. Monteith's Physical and Political Geography, by James Monteith, ca. 1880, (10.3 x 12.3"). Includes 22 printed color maps, 112 pp and a 12pp supplement on the 1880 census and instructions for drawing maps. The complete book details the physical geography of the world. Hardbound with pictorial paper cover boards. Condition: Maps are in near fine condition with sporadic light toning. Spine is missing with slightly toned and bumped boards. Library seal on pastedown. (A)

C. An Intermediate Geography, with Lessons in Map Drawing, by A. von Steinwehr and D.G. Brinton, 1870, (10.5 x 12.5"). Complete with 21 printed color maps, 96 pp book and a 6pp supplement focused on Wisconsin's history and geography. The world map displays a nice graphical representation of population and square mileage for the "principal States of the World". Hardbound with pictorial paper cover boards. Condition: Maps are in very good condition with some light toning. Spine nearly detached and boards stained and bumped. (B+)

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Estimate: $150 - $180

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Closed on 9/14/2011

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