Offering this wonderful 2 volume set of books by John Payne - Universal Geography dated 1792. The books are remarkably intact minus the maps and a few engravings. The books retain their original leather covers.The books include the following as detailed on the title pages: I have taken closeups so you can see the subjects covered. The main areas are: Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of Asia, Africa, Europe and America.
The History of Man in all climates, regions and conditions. Astronomy as connected with Geography. The books were printed for the author and fold by J.
Johnson, N 72, St Pauls Church Yard and Scatcherd and Whitaker, Stationers Court, Ludgate St, LONDON. The first volume measures about 14.5" x 9.5" x 2 and is 624 pages. Measures about 14.5" x 9.5" x 2.5 and is pages 766 pages not counting all of the index pages. The combined weight of the books is 15 pounds.
This is a very rare find. If you have any specific questions or would like any additional photos please let me know. The item "C1792 System of Geography History Books RARE John Payne withEngravings Antique OLD" is in sale since Thursday, January 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "ricketyswank2" and is located in Murrieta, California.
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