Atlases & Maps

Atlases & Maps

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Ginn & Company Classical Atlas In Twenty Three Coloured Maps with Complete Index, Ginn & Company Publishers
1 Ginn & Company Publishers Ginn & Company Classical Atlas In Twenty Three Coloured Maps with Complete Index
Boston, MA Ginn & Company Publishers 1910 Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by A. Keith Johnston 
Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends, corners and very edges of the book covers have bumping, rubbing and the spine ends have small patches of fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have light, generalized toning. "JOHNSTON, ALEXANDER KEITH, the elder (18041871) , geographer, fourth son of Andrew Johnston, by Isabel, daughter of Archibald Keith of Newbattle, was born at Kirkhill, near Penicuik, Midlothian, on 28 Dec. 1804. He was educated at the high school and university of Edinburgh, was apprenticed in 1820 to the Edinburgh engraving firm of James Kirkwood & Sons, and in 1826 went into partnership as an engraver with his brother William His first maps appeared in A Traveller's Guide Book, 1830. On 8 Feb. 1840 he was appointed geographer at Edinburgh in ordinary to the queen." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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