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.