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Author
VENNING, Mary Ann.
Title
A Geographical Present; being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World...
Published
London: Harvey & Darton, 1820.
Description
Third Edition. 8vo. (7" x 4") 1/4 red leather with olive roan boards, and gilt titles and bands to spine. Boards rubbed and worn. Inner hinges cracked, tear at top of title page, slightly browned, some minor foxing, loose binding, but good general condition. p.55 has bottom half missing. MS inscription to front free- endpaper, and repeated on a prelim: 'Eliza Dennis. The gift of Mr Mathews, April 20th, 1840'.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Frontispiece. Man & Woman of Strasburg.
2. Citizens of London.
3. Women of Normandy.
4. Inhabitants of Paris.
5. Peasants of Bohemia.
6. Man & Woman of Vienna in Austria.
7. Man & Woman of Murcia.
8. Man & Woman of Catalonia. Dancing the Fandango.
9. Peasants of the Isle of Zante.
10. Man & Woman of Prussian Silesia.
11. Hungarians.
12. Styrians.
13. Man & Woman of Lisbon.
14. Man & Woman of Friesland.
15. Man & Woman of Hamburg.
16. Man & Woman of the Black Forest.
17. Savoyards.
18. Man & Woman of Naples, Italy.
19. Peasants of the environs of Baden.
20. Man & Woman of St. Petersburg.
21. Laplanders.
22. Man & Woman of Constantinople.
23. Man & Woman of the Isle of Santorin.
24. Woman of the Isle of Nio.
25. Man & Woman of Armenia.
26. Man & Woman of Palestine.
27. Man & Woman of Arabia.
28. Man & Woman of Persia.
29. Man & Woman of Hindostan.
30. Man & Woman of Goa.
31. Man & Woman of Ceylon.
32. Man & Woman of Cochin China.
33. Man & Woman of Molucco Isles.
34. Man & Woman of China.
35. Man & Woman of Corea.
36. Man & Woman of Japan.
37. A Mamelouk of Cairo in Egypt.
38. A Female Mamelouk of Cairo in Egypt.
39. A Copt Man & Woman of Egypt.
40. Man & Woman of Tunis, Algiers or Tripoli.
41. Man & Woman of Senegal.
42. Man & Woman of Cazegut.
43. Man & Woman of Issinia.
44. Man & Woman of Cacongo.
45. Man & Woman of Congo.
46. Man & Woman of Jagga.
47. A Hottentot Man & Woman.
48. Man & Woman of the Land of Natal.
49. Iroquois Indians of Canada.
50. Natives of Virginia - Indians.
51. Man & Woman of Mexico.
52. Inhabitants of California.
53. Man & Woman of St. Christian.
54. Peruvians.
55. Women of Martinique.
56. Man & Woman of the Isle of Paques.
57. Man & Woman of Guianna.
58. Otaheiteans.
59. Man & Woman of the Isle of Tanna.
60. Man & Woman of the Land of Fire.
Hand coloured plates
60
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Category
Costume, Travel/Scenery, World
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
843