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STACKHOUSE, Thomas (1756--1836)
[A new universal atlas. c. 1800]
An universal atlas, consisting of a complete set of maps, to illustrate ancient and modern geography: in which the ancient & present divisions of countries and names of places are at one view presented to the eye on opposite pages, ... By T. Stackhouse, A.M. The sixth edition, revised and corrected.
London: printed for S.J. Neele, sold also by Longman & Rees, J. Sewell, J. Robson & R. Faulder, J. Archer Dublin, and by Bull & Co. Bath, [c. 1800].
[2], 16 p., engr. t.-pl., engr. dedic., 40 hand-col. pl. ; 53.3 cm. (2°)

First published in 1790. With list of subscribers.

Copy Notes Two loosely inserted sheets of copies of maps of ancient Greece (pl. 30) and 'Europa Antiqua' (pl. 4) crudely drawn in ink, the latter watermarked Allee/ 1799. The leaf containing pp. 7--8 is reversed in binding. Bought from Joseph Bell for £2. 12s. on 23 August 1805. (Spiers Box Misc. Booksellers). A 'Lot of Books on Architecture' was bought on the same occasion, for £5.

Binding C19th half sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label, marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 3348


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