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The ‘Geographical Dictionary’ was written by William Cobbett (1763-1835) but the cartographer is unidentified. There was a second edition in 1854 but none of the examples found bear any maps. Cobbett was self-educated and the son of a labourer. He became a Member of Parliament, a proficient writer and publisher of the Parliamentary Debates which was later taken over by Hansard. Carroll 97; Chubb 440.
COBBETT, William

A Geographical Dictionary of England and Wales

London, 1832
Octavo (235 x 155 mm.), in modern green cloth binding with gilt title label to spine. With 43 maps, 42 of the counties of England and Wales. Some light offsetting and a small wax stain to the initial general map.
Stock number: 1988

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