Johann Hübners vollständige Geographie - Erster Theil, von Europa, Portugal, Spanien, Frankreich, Enlgand, Schottland, Ireland, Niederland, Schweiz und Italien [VOLUME 1 OF 3].
Siebente und verbesserte Auflage.
Place of Publication
bey Conrad König
RARE FIRST VOLUME ONLY (of three) of an 18th-century geography textbook, written by Johann Hübner, who first brought the science of geography to the German-speaking classroom, and presumably edited by his son. The book features decorative woodcuts at the title and ending of each chapter. 180x110mm. XIV+760+92 pages [14 foreword and 92 index pages are unpaginated]. Smooth leather contemporary Hardcover. Embossed lettering and ornamentation on spine. Cover worn, stained and slightly curved. Front cover bottom edge bumped and worn. Ink inscription on front endpaper. Front whitepage and final index page bottom corner missing. Title page upper edge missing, bottom corner tattered. Rear whitepage torn. Pages yellowing, slightly age-stained and wavy. [SUMMARY]: Despite its age, this early geography textbook is in good reading condition.