Very large leather-bound volume with gilt embossing. Gilt edging to bookstock with subtle embossed patterning.
Title page reads:
A new Geographical dictionary containing a description of all the empires, kingdoms, states and provinces with their cities, towns, mountains, capes, seas, ports, harbours, rivers, lakes etc. in known world.
Contains numerous illustrations and one fold-out picture
Published by Henry Fisher Nov 1 1820
Lovely marbled endpapers
Bookplate on the inside front cover
There is some foxing on the title page, and a little tanning around the edges of some pages, but otherwise it's in amazing condition for its age. The binding is tight and complete.
Please note the book weighs 4kg