SALMON, THOMAS.

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Lot 2052
SALMON, THOMAS.

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Fine Books and Manuscripts

11 Jun 2008, 13:00 EDT

New York

SALMON, THOMAS.
Modern History: Or, The Present State of All Nations.... London: Bettesworth and Hitch, 1739. 3 volumes. Illustrated with 60 engraved plates and views; and 43 engraved maps by Herman Moll, mostly folding. 4to (257 x 200 mm). Period speckled calf, gilt-ruled, morocco lettering-pieces. Marginal chip from B4 (vol 1) with loss of a couple of words, repaired tears to 3 maps, closed tear to 3N1 (vol 1), rebacked with original spines laid down and old endpapers preserved, some repair to corners; overall a very fresh, attractive copy.

Second edition. The maps, views, plans, portraits and other engravings all collate complete according to the binder's instructions bound into each volume.
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