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2 plates. 2 vols. 8vo, modern 3/4 calf; (spines lightly worn, covers to both vols. rubbed, some pages have light foxing in margins). London: Richard Bentley, 1836. The author was the famous Irish stage actor and comedian. He made three tours of the United States from 1833 to 1835. He travelled extensively in the Eastern United States. Howes P-533. Clark III, 90.
London: Cassell, 1887. Separate paginations for each title. Thick 16mo, 3/4 green straight grained morocco over marbled boards; spine and hinges lightly worn. London: Cassell & Company, 1887. A very good copy. Sir Walter Raleigh. The Discovery of Guiana and The Journal of the Second Voyage thereto. Samuel Johnson. A Journey to the Western Island of Scotland. Arthur Young. A Tour of Ireland. 1776-1779. C. P. Moritz. Travels in England in 1782 From Cassell's National Library.
Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1667. Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 15.75" x Map of ancient Britannia and Roman tribes. No engraved right border. Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) is considered the founder of the French school of cartography. In reaction to the prevailing trend of Dutch lavishness, Sanson favored minimal details, focusing rather on accurate cartography than ornament. Worm holes to top edge. A few small tears along edges.
London: Sayer, 1788. Map. Copper plate engraving with original outline hand color. Sheet measures 28 5/8" x 21 1/4" This large-scale wall map of the British Isles, based on the work of Thomas Kitchin, depicts England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland in intricate detail. Hand-colored lines divide and subdivide counties and shires, with various keys included for reference. The map is extensively labeled, showing roads, markets, boroughs, presbyteries, and cities - all distinguishable by symbol as explained in a legend in.....
1907. Map. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4". This interesting map of the United States in 1902 depicts libraries and institutions established by Andrew Carnegie. It distinguishes between technical institutions, libraries, and education institutions, also including museums and galleries. A list of institutions he established in Great Britain and Ireland is present as well. Published in the Americana.