Fenner's Classical Atlas - Classical

Price: $450.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Black 1/4 leather, spine panel lettered in gilt, marbled paper covered boards. Approx. 6 3/4" x 5 5/8". Leather rubbed along joints and at spine extremities, mild exposure at corners and at several points along edges, minor surface rubbing to boards. Gift inscription dated 1839 on front pastedown, owner's signature dated 1864. Firm binding, hinges intact. Slight dampstaining to top corner of front flyleaf only, interior otherwise nicely intact. 26 full page bordered maps, printed on rectos only: World as known to Ptolemy, Asia Antiqua, Africa Antiqua, Europa Antiqua, Oriens, AEgyptus, Syria, Palaestina, Persis/Parthia/Armenia, Asia Minor, Graecix pars Borealis, Graecix pars Australis vel Peloponnesus, Macedonia et Thracia, Insulae Maris AEgaei, Latium, Italiae pars Australis, Italiae pars Borealis, Germania/Dacia, Gallia, Hispania, Sarmatia, Britannicae Insulae, Libyae vel Africae pars Borealis, The Conquests of Alexander of Macedon, Intermediate Geography. No text except for title page. None of the maps has been colored. Unusually small format even for the era. Exceptionally scarce: WorldCat shows only one copy in U.S. collections, at Harvard College Library. Published the same year as Fenner's Pocket Atlas, of Modern & Ancient Geography.

Title: Fenner's Classical Atlas - Classical

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Categories: Imprints & Bindings, Exploration/Travel, Geography, Maps/Cartography,

Publisher: London, Robert Jennings: 1828

Binding: Quarter-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: N/A

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 032864