Lot 459: Scientific Tables. The Student's Classical Guide to the Sciences. Comprising: Geography, Ancient History, Modern History, Biography, Animal Kingdom, Vegetable Kingdom, Mineral Kingdom, Astronomy, printed for the author and published by T. Gardiner and Sons, 1818, 10pp. text including preliminary leaves, hand-coloured double-page double hemisphere world map and 18 hand-coloured double-page tables, a few detached, a little spotting, old toning from damp staining at front and rear, ownership signature of Elizabeth Senhouse dated 1821 to front pastedown, original half roan over boards with printed paper labels, torn and worn, covers detached, 4to Rare with only two copies located at British Library and Edinburgh University. According to the upper cover this was only available in a coloured version for twenty-five shillings. (1)
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