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Auction 145, Lot 862

"[Lot of 3] Modern School Geography and Atlas [and] Our World; or, First Lessons in Geography, for Children [and] A New Primary Geography",

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1872-80 (published)


Color: Printed Color

8 x 9.2 inches
20.3 x 23.4 cm
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A. Modern School Geography and Atlas, by James Campbell and Son, 1874. This is a Canadian publication "prepared for the use of schools in the British Provinces." It contains a double- map of Canada and 19 single page maps of the provinces, the United States and the continents. 87 pp., hardbound in salmon colored paper over boards.

B. Our World; or, First Lessons in Geography, for Children, by Mary L. Hall, 1872. One of the few geography books to be composed by a female, it consists of one double-page map of the United States, two of the world, and six single page maps of the continents. 118 pp. with some interesting testimonials from various school system administrators at the back. Hardbound with pictorial paper over boards.

C. A New Primary Geography, Illustrated by Numerous Maps and Engravings, by D. M Warren, 1880. Includes one double-page map and thirteen singe-page maps from the Cowperthwait series focused on the continents and regional views of the United States . 88 pp., hardbound with pictorial paper over boards.


Condition: B+

Maps are in good to very good condition with very light, even age toning. Spine and covers are worn with a few pencil notations in the endpapers.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 6/12/2013