The Popular Encyclopedia: Or, Conversations Lexicon. A General Dictionary Of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History And Political Economy (Volume VII)

London / Glasgow: Blackie and Son, undated. Hardcover. black leather boards w/ gilt decorative trim; five gilt decorative compartments & four raised bands. all edges speckled marble. book lxvi, 896 pgs w/ plates & maps; color plate. Good (boards have scuffs & scratches w/ various deeper rubbs & chips; child-like, doodle scoring to back board. edges rubbed. spine ends & corners rubbed. rubbing to raised bands. pgs remain fairly bright). Item #191847

Previous owner's plate to front pastedown. Pages have instances of speckled or spotted foxing, though, volume remains relatively free of more pronounced foxing. Some darkening and heavy foxing to plates. Color tinted map remains precisely folded, though, with some instances of dark, spotted foxing. Numerous black and white plates. A wonderful collection of arcane, historical knowledge. Decorative gilt remains bright. Volume VII: Wax.--- Zwi.

OCLC: 37550367

Price: $60.00

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