1827-31 An Atlas of Ancient Geography An Atlas of Modern Geography
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Colour Plates, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Leather Binding
In two volumes.
Two detailed atlases, one focusing on ancient geography, and the other focusing on modern geography.
'Ancient Geography' illustrated with nineteen folding colour maps. Collated, bound without maps XVI and XIX.
'Modern Geography' illustrated with twenty-two folding colour maps. Collated, complete.
Compiled by Samuel Butler, an English classical scholar, and the grandfather of the novelist Samuel Butler.
Bookplate of John Gadd to the front pastedowns.
In a half morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. A few minor marks to the boards and spines. Light bumping to the extremities. Bookplate to the front pastedowns. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with some spots. Some small closed tears and edgewear to the maps. 'Ancient Geography' with ink inscription to the title page, with a few more ink inscriptions to the reverse of maps, and to the map of Macedonia, and a few ink smudges to the maps.
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