Amsterdam: Chez J. H. Schneider, 1766. New edition; Corrected and Expanded. Leather bound. 12mo. , vi, 213,  pp. Half-title; engraved frontispiece and vignette on title page; 22 original hand-colored folding maps and 2 folding plates. "Avec Nouveau Traité de la Sphere"with the same imprint, maps numbered XXIII and XXIV, and separate pagination, 40 pp. Contemporary mottled calf with gilt morocco spine label; 5 raised bands, gilt decoration & lettering to spine; marbled endpapers; green silk ribbon marker. Rubbing along joints with spine ends starting to separate; wear to extremities, corner boards showing; early owner name to tile page; a very good copy. Item #17513
First published in 1760, here is the corrected and expanded edition of a children's introduction to geography and astronomy. The maps show the countries and continents in outline to be identified by the pupil through the text. The second part of the text introduces children to globes and their usage.