The Volume of the World: Embracing the Geography, History, and Statistics of the Nations of the Earth: Their Governments, Institutions, Finances, Population, Industry, Productions, Arts, Sciences, Education, Religion, Laws, and Customs; with Complete Statistical Tables, from the Latest Authentic Sources, and One Hundred Illustrations. Thomas H. PRESOTT.
The Volume of the World: Embracing the Geography, History, and Statistics of the Nations of the Earth: Their Governments, Institutions, Finances, Population, Industry, Productions, Arts, Sciences, Education, Religion, Laws, and Customs; with Complete Statistical Tables, from the Latest Authentic Sources, and One Hundred Illustrations....

The Volume of the World: Embracing the Geography, History, and Statistics of the Nations of the Earth: Their Governments, Institutions, Finances, Population, Industry, Productions, Arts, Sciences, Education, Religion, Laws, and Customs; with Complete Statistical Tables, from the Latest Authentic Sources, and One Hundred Illustrations....

Columbus: J. & H. Miller, 1851. Hardcover. Small 4to. Full black calf, heavily blind-embossed and with extensive gilt spine lettering and decorations. xiv, 1002pp. Engraved frontispiece and title page, numerous full-page steel engravings, marbled endpapers. Very good. Minor binding wear only; tight and internally quite nice, though preliminary leaves show age toning and foxing. Item #47225

Tight, nice first edition of this enormous encyclopedic compilation whose lengthy title says it all. A quite attractive example.

Price: $100.00

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