Auction 140, Lot 906

"[Lot of 2] Comprehensive Geography [and] Monteith's Physical Geography", Monteith, James

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1872-76 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
9.5 x 12 inches
24.1 x 30.5 cm

A. Comprehensive Geography, published 1872, (10.2 x 12.3"). Includes over 50 printed color maps, 116 pp. and a 6 pp. supplement on Nebraska. The complete book details both historical and physical geography of all the regions of the world. Quarter-bound brown leather with pictorial paper covered boards. Condition: Maps are in near fine condition with sporadic light toning. Covers are worn and bumped and spine is slightly chipped. The previous owner's penciled signature is on the front endpapers. (A)

B. Monteith's Physical Geography, published 1876, (9 x 11.5"). Includes 10 maps in the text, 5 of which are in color. Complete, 54 pp. book details the physical geography of the world. Hardbound with pictorial paper covered boards. Condition: Text and maps are in very good condition with some light toning. Covers are worn and bumped and spine is slightly chipped. There are pencil notations and a library stamp in the front endpapers. (B+)

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Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/23/2012

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