Goldsmith’s Grammar of General Geography


J. Goldsmith (Rev.) i.e. Richard Phillips. A Grammar of General Geography, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons; Intended as a Companion and Introduction…with Maps and Cuts. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819. 16 mo. 2 plates and 7 folding maps. A number of views in wood engraving. Full leather with original boards and new spine. Very good condition. Excellent interior.

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A lovely example of a British geography for schools by Richard Phillips (1767-1840), a prolific London publisher who used the pseudonym Rev. J. Goldsmith. This attractive book contains an engraved frontispiece with rondel to show the earth time zones, an engraved plate showing a celestial globe, and the folding maps are of: World in double hemisphere, Europe, British Isles, Asia, North America, South America, and Africa.