Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, Printers, 1793. Leather. Good. Item #012721
Full Calf leather. 696, 552 pp. Eight fold out plates/maps in volume one, three in volume two, all present as called for. 1793 edition of this early geographical survey of the United States, as well as the world, containing maps relating to the United States at the time, North America and the world. This work served to heavily influence the teaching of geography and education in the US. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy scuffing to the leather covers and extremities, with a few deep scrapes and scratches present. Minor soiling and staining. Interiors solid, with moderate toning, scattered foxing, staining and soiling. Dampstaining present to the endpapers. Ownership signatures present. A few pages creased, including dog ear creases. The Virginia map is very tattered, torn and misfolded, with a few other American maps also bearing tears ranging from small to long, along the folds. Some creasing to the maps. Sabin 50926.