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CELARIUS, Christoph (1638--1707)
[Geographia antiqua. English. 1747]
Geographia antiqua: being a complete sett of maps, of antient geography, beautifully engraved from Cellarius. On thirty-three copper-plates. Designed for the use of schools, and of gentlemen, who make the antient writers their delight or study.
London: printed for John and Paul Knapton, Ludgate-Street, 1747.
[4] p., 33 maps (1 hand.col.) ; 23.8 x 39.2 cm. (obl. 2o)

Celarius' Geographia antiqua first published in 1686, proved very popular and appeared in many editions up to 1812. The maps were engraved by R.W. Seale and W.H. Toms. Another issue has imprint with 'Ludgate Street'. ESTC t184970.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper E libris Gul. Somner Coll: Nov:Soc: 1762-.

Binding C18th half sheep, marbled-paper boards, unlettered spine.

Reference Number 377


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