An Atlas to Walker’s Geography and Gazetteer. By John Walker – Ussher Island, Dublin (1798)

Author: John Walker

Book ID: 58295

Price: 1,650.00

Author: John Walker

An Atlas to Walker’s Geography and Gazetteer. Dublin: Printed by Thomas Morton Bates, 89 Coombe, 1797. Price in square brackets: [Price, 6S. 6d. Half-Bound]. Contains 31 hand coloured maps, some folding. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, russet title label stamped in gilt with floral motiff stamped in gilt to compartments. Light shelf wear to covers, otherwise a fine copy. Neat ownership name to title page and verso in vintage ink, armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

This atlas was probably intended to accompany Bates’s edition of John Walker’s ‘Elements of Geography’, Dublin, 1797.

Contents page notes plates 2-6, are ‘inserted in Geography.’ John Walker described as ‘Teacher of the Classics and Mathematics, Ussher Island, Dublin. His ‘Elements of Geography’, being principally the substance of a course of lectures addressed to his pupils.’

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