London: Printed for A. Ward [etc.], 1744. [Maps]. FINELY BOUND, the Eighteenth Edition, corrected, with new maps. Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp.; 432. With 16 folding maps depicting most parts of the world known at that time. Contemporary brown calf, recently re-backed with original brown calf spine with gilt titles to red label and raised bands laid over. Some maps mis-folded, with a few small tears along folds. Text block browned. Heavy wear to boards and spine, carefully restored. Good. First published in 1699, this collection of maps and national descriptions famously shows Baja California as an island, and Japan as a peninsular. Item #49641
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