"A Brief and accurate system of modern geography, By a new and curious method." [Text in German]
A lovely old copy of of "A Brief and accurate system of modern geography, By a new and curious method." Translated and expanded by Johann Bernhard Heinzelmann from the sixth edition of Patrick Gordon's "Geography anatomized." Covers countries, customs, religions, and currency of the time and places.
Bound in calfskin, with repaired cracking at the joint and wear to leather on front cover. Spine titled in faded gilt lettering. Missing the first free endpaper. Page edges stained with age. Double sheet title page in red and black ink. Part II divided by a double page illustration. Final page of the "Register" missing 1" circular section. Fraktur typeface. Text in German. 964 pp. octodecimo 4" x 6" tall