Published: Printed for T.Passenger ,B.Tooke &T.Sawbridge

Date: [ 1682 ]

HEYLYN, PETER. COSMOGRAPHY IN FOUR BOOKS. Containing the Chorography and History of the whole WORLD and all the Principal Kingdoms, Provinces, Seas, and the Isles thereof. By Peter Heylyn. With an accurate and an approved Index of all the Kingdoms, Provinces, Countries, Inhabitants, People, Cities, Mountains,Rivers,Seas,Islands, Forts, Bays,Capes, Forests Etc. of any Remarque in the whole World: Much wanted and desired in the former, and now annexed to this last Impression,Revised and Corrected by the author himself immediately before his death.....London Printed for P.C.T Passenger at the Three Bibles on London Bridge, B.Tooke at the Ship in St. Paul's Church yard and T.Sawbridge at the Three Flowers de Luces in Little Britain MDCLXXXII. Collates thus: Imprimatur,Engraved hand coloured title,[x],303,[1],226, [1],230,[1], 162,[39] Complete ; with four folding maps as called for in this edition; Europe, Asia, Africa engraved by Chetwind, America (famously showing California as an island) by Seile. Americas map has small pen correction . Bound in later half calf with marbled boards with some wear, later endpapers. Front gutter margin weakened but still firm in the binding. Spine in seven compartments,blind tooled panels with title label, gilt. Internally some light toning throughout, a few repairs to corners,and to paper flaws, small tears etc,one single small worm track to margin of first hundred pages, some professionally repaired with Japanese tissue.Rare in this complete coloured state, and a very pleasing copy in a tidy period style binding. The hand colouring probably dates from the rebind, and is of very good quality. All maps are in tidy condition,a couple have closely cropped margins and marginal nicks. Overall a very acceptable copy. Visit our website on for other interesting books!

Very Good +

Half calf with marbled boards


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