Welcome to another Great item from SYOTTOYS and thanks for stopping by, after you have looked at this one, why not sit back, grab your favorite drink and spend some time checking out all the wonderful things I have to offer. But I DON'T end auctions early, and offers will be ignored if they are not reasonable. A GREAT SCARCE BOOK, one of 4 volumes. This is volume 2 only, it is AFRICA, 578 pages plus index, and MAPS. As shown, by John Payne.A new and complete system; of UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY. Wear to covers as shown, ex libris sticker on inside cover, old owners name in ink on first blank page. Nice fold out map of AFRICA, A FEW MUMY engravings, some engravings of people (Gonaqua girl, a Caffre woman) a larger fold out Correct Map of the Mediterranean Sea with countries adjacent, and lots of information, spotting throughout, as shown in photos.
Wear to spine, and original leather, neat as heck. John Payne was a little known American cartographer and map publisher working in New York and Philadelphia in the last years of the 19th century. He is a somewhat mysterious figure of which little is known, but his work is important as one of the first examples of American commercial cartography. His most important work is the 1798-9 issue of Payne's New and Complete Universal Geography. The scale behind the item is in inches.
I pack in cardboard for your items protection. I PACK BETWEEN CARDBOARD FOR PROTECTION. AS SHOWN, USE EBAYS ZOOM IN FEATURE TO GET A GREAT LOOK AT THE ITEM UP CLOSE. LOCATION-- box (in 2nd Barrister book case shelf 1).The item "1799-A new & complete UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY john Payne VOL 2 AFRICA" is in sale since Saturday, January 30, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "syottoys" and is located in Tilton, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.