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A New System of Geography: or, A General Description of the World.
by D. Fenning, J. Collyer, and others

published at the Looking-Glass, Pater-noster-Row, London, 1765

Original copperplate engravings nearly 250 years old • on Chain-laid paper • Sheet size is approximately 14"w x 8½"h with some variance due to trimming

(click thumbnails to enlarge and to assess the condition of each engraving)

St. Peter's in Rome
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A View of St. Peter's at Rome

(note: very faint, unobtrusive text offsetting)
$125
 
Mount Vesuvius
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Mount Vesuvius

(note: very faint, unobtrusive text offsetting)
$125
 
Stonehenge
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Stonehenge

(note: text offsetting throughout, fairly obtrusive)
$100
 
A View of Quebec from the Bason

A View of Quebec from the Bason

(note: damp stain to extreme right margin,
does not affect image)
Ruins of Athens, Temple of Corinth
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Ruins of Athens
Tower of the Winds, Temple of Corinth

(note: damp stain to extreme right margin
and top margin, does not affect image)
$85
 
Ruins of Athens, Temple of Pola
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Ruins of Athens
Bridge over the river, Temple of Pola

(note: slight discoloration in extreme lower
left corner, not affecting image)
$85
 
Great Temple in Palmira

The Remains of the
Great Temple in Palmira

(note: slightly reduced lower margin, still ample)
A General View of Balbec
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A General View of Balbec

(note: small damp stain to extreme right margin,
does not affect image)
$85
 
A View of Madrid, the Capital City of Spain
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A View of Madrid, the Capital City of Spain

(note: light foxing in margins)

FROM MIDDLETON'S COMPLETE SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY, CIRCA 1778

$125
 
A Chinese Floating Town
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A Chinese Floating Town

(note: light foxing in margins)

FROM MIDDLETON'S COMPLETE SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY, CIRCA 1778

NOTE: TRIMMED DOWN TO ABOUT 8.125X6.25 INCHES

$65
 

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For similar scenes, please see Bankes's New System of Geography (1787-1790)

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