Newbery's Geography in an 18th century prize binding

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2015-11-02 12:15:37


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Lot 171: (Newbery, John, publisher) Title: Geography Made Familiar and Easy to Young Gentlemen and Ladies. Place Published: London. Publisher: Newbery and Carnan. Date Published: 1769. Description: (xx) , 309, (9 ad) pp. (16mo) period full red morocco prize binding, lettered and decorated in gilt. Third Edition. The sixth volume of the publisher's "Circle of the Sciences" series. Awarded to a William Lawson as a prize for geography at Mr. Litton's Academy, Easter Examination, 1776. Condition: Rubbed, some wear; foxing; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $700-$1000
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