The Treasury of Geography, Physical, Historical, Descriptive, and Political; Containing a Succinct Account of Every Country of the World: Preceded by an Introductory Outline of the History of Geography: a Familiar Inquiry Into the Varieties of Race And Language Exhibited by Different Nations; and a View of the Relations of Geography to Astronomy and the Physical Sciences

MAUNDER, Samuel & HUGHES, William

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Longmans
Date Published: 1866

Description: Miniature world atlas. Includes 15 engraved plates and 7 folding maps. 4to, beautiful original leather covers and binding in excellent condition. 892 pp.

Comments: This 1866 edition of "Treasury of Geography" is a version of Samuel Maunder's 1856 geographical compendium revised to contemporary standards. Accompanying the ample descriptive text are 7 folding maps, including a handsome double hemispheric map of the world. 15 engraved plates throughout provide various ethnographic, cultural, and natural illustrations.

Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 243947


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