BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108
Atlas geographus: Or, a compleat system of geography. London: John Nutt and others, 1711–1717, 5 volumes, 100 engraved maps (see note)
Cox, Thomas. Magna Britannia et Hibernia. London: Eliz. Nutt and others, 1720–1724, volumes 1-3 only (of 6), 34 engraved maps
Together 8 volumes, 4to (224 x 165mm.), uniform contemporary speckled calf, some browning to both works; sold not subject to return
The copy of Moll's atlas lacks six maps called for by Shirley (e.g. the maps of Europe and ancient Greece), but contains others not called for by him.
ESTC T91437 and T107759; Shirley, British Library T.Moll-3a
George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate
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