Title: Antique Universal Geography by Kelly Christopher In 2 Volumes 1855 Description: AN AUTHENTIC HISTORY AND ENTERTAINING DESCRIPTION OF THE WORLD AND ITS INHABITANTS: COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOUR ANCIENT DIVISIONS OF THE WORLD, WHICH INCLUDES AUSTRALIA AND POLYNESIA, UNDER THE MODERN DESIGNATION OF FORMING A COMPLETE UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY EMEODYING THE DISCOVERIES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE BY THE MOST CELEBRATED NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS, FROM COLUMBUS TO THE PRESENT TIME, TO WHICH PREFIXED AN INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER. BY CHRISTOPHER KELLY, ESQ, A NEW EDITION, EDITED BY THOMAS BARTLETT, LONDON 1855
This a very rare edition.
New Edition including discoveries of Ross, Parry, Franklin, Clapperton and Denham, edited by Thomas Bartlett. Volume I have 1126pp and Volume II have 838pp, 2 volumes. The books are have a grate condition. The firm of Thomas Kelly, famous for Kelly’s Directory, was founded in 1799 and carried on the Paternoster Row tradition of publishing this and similar compendia of useful information, copiously illustrated, for the growing middle class readership. Publisher: London, for Thomas Kelly, Paternoster Row.