School Atlas of Classical Geography... With a Complete Index of Plates / a New and Enlarged Edition
Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1874. Hardcover. maps, index,Royal 8vo,,,'Maps and plans of all the important countries and localities referred to by classical authors, constructed from the best materials, and embodying the results of the most recent investigations.' ' With a complete index of places in which the proper quantities of the syllables are marked by T. Harvey and E. Worsley.' Alexander Keith Johnston (1844-1879) was a geographer and publisher of maps, who died at Berobero while leading the Royal Geographical Society's expedition to the head of Lake Nyassa, in Africa. Sturdily bound in 1/4 leather with gilt embossed design on front board. 22 of the maps are double-page, one is single page; all nicely coloured and each is in very good condition (although there is some soiling to the rear of the Gallia map, not affecting the map itself). The boards are now scuffed, soiled, and worn at edges, with considerable wear to the top and bottom of the leather spine. Hinges cracking but still tight. Overall, still in good condition. Ill.: 23 coloured maps.
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