Dictionary Full Set and Box

RARE CONDITION '220 Year Old' COMPENDIOUS DICTIONARY 3 VOLUME SET - 1795 & 1796 & 1797

1. Compendious Geographical Dictionary of a Concise Description of the Most Remarkable Places, Ancient and Modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa & America. Complete with seven folding maps specially engraved for this Geographical Dictionary, expertly accented with watercolour and in excellent condition. 1) The World (1795) 2) The Solar System 3) Africa 4) South America 5) North America 6) Asia 7) Europe.
Printed for W. Peacock – 1795.

2. A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons and Remarkable Characters in Every Age and Nation. The Second Edition, Corrected with considerable additions and Improvements.
Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, J. Scatcherd and E. Newbery - 1796.

3. A Dictionary of the English Language, with an Alphabetical account of the Heathen Deities and a list of the Cities, Towns, Boroughs and remarkable Villages in England and Wales. To which is prefixed A Comprehensive View of English Grammar. The fifth edition with considerable Additions and Improvements.
Printed for W. Peacock – 1797.

 

Dictionary Full Set and Box

These three volumes, each measuring 5 ¼" x 3", are uniformly bound in straight-grained red moroccan leather with ornate gilt tooled spine labeling. In addition, this lovely condition set is housed in the original moroccan leather covered "Gentlemen's Box" which is decorated in gilt with designs matching those on the spines of each volume. A very expensive and marvellously produced set in its day.

* The external condition of all volumes is very good.
* The internal condition of all volumes is near pristine and in unused condition.
* The books have all their original gilt edges intact.

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Dictionary Group 1795

 

Dictionary Box Spine

 

Dictionary inside Page and Map

 

North America Map

 

Africa Map

 

Europe Map

 

Inside Cover

 

Dictionary Biographical

 

Dictionary English Grammer

 

·Dictionary Geography

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