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Peacock (printer), A Compendious Geographical Dictionary... London, 1793. 12mo. Six folding maps (world & continents) with original outline color + uncolored chart of solar system. Aeg. Early calf worn and scuffed. Marbled endpapers; engraved bookplate with coat of arms on front pastedown. Internally VG save ragged left margin on the world map. Ownership inscriptions on front endpapers including a student at Eton. A table lists world currencies and their equivalents in English monetary units. The Special Appendix updates current events in France, mainly regarding abolishment of the monarchy but also touching on divorce laws. McCorkle, Geography Books 60. SOLD

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