Book Description

Barclay’s Complete and Universal English Dictionary, published by Nuttall, Fisher and Dixon Liverpool 1810. An explanation of difficult words and technical terms, a pronouncing dictionary, a description of the various states, provinces, and chief towns of the known world, an account of the counties, cities, ad market towns in Great Britain with their distances from London etc. With original stiff boards size 26 by 20 cm., in a modern quarter leather rebind with raised bands to the spine. Complete with all the maps, comprising the world in two hemispheres; Africa; South America; the United States of America; North America (some loss); Asia; Austrian Empire; China with Hainan and Corea; England and Wales; France; Germany: Holland; East Indian Islands; West Indies; Ireland; Persia; Prussia; the Russian Empire; Scotland: Naples and Sicily; Spain and Portugal; Switzerland; Turkey in Europe; Turkey in Asia. Some maps have been laid to linen, the majority appearing to be contemporary with the book. New endpapers. Maps in Good condition with the occasional creasing and minor foxing. Binding and text Good.
Author Barclay
Date 1810
Binding New quarter leather binding
Publisher 1810
Illustrator Maps
Condition Good

Price: £195.00

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