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COUSINS, B[enjamin]. D[avy].
BROADSHEET - A View from the Universe.

In which the various Empires, Kingdoms, Republics, States, principal Islands, Colonies, and Discoveries of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, alphabetically arranged, are shown at one glance, and included in a single line, with the Situation, Extent, Chief Cities, their Population, Distances in British Miles from London; Produce, Government, Revenue, Military and Naval Strength, ARts, and Religion; also a brief definition of the Globe, &c.

A single sheet, c.75 x 49 cms., printed in five columns, headed by a woodcut of St. Peters', Rome. Backed with contemporary sheets of The Times, rolled and in very good condition.

*BENJAMIN DAVY COUSINS (1795-1884), radical, publisher of cheap literature, agent for James Greaves the millenarial socialist, publisher of Robert Dale Owen and Tom Paine, and satirical periodicals such as The London Pioneer, The London Entertaining Magazine and The Penny Satirist. In the struggle to counter the stamped press, he had had his goods and presses confiscated. Many of his publications are surprisingly scarce, including these instructive broadsides, no copies of which are recorded on COPAC - 'More information will be found in these Sheets than would be purchased for a Guinea if sought for in Books.' See imprint at the foot of the sheet.

B. D. Cousins. 18 Duke Street, Lincolns-inn-fields, London.

Date Published: No date [c.1860s].

Stock No. 60112

Price: 150.00