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World in Miniature

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World in Miniature

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Very Good
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About This Item

London, 1825. First printing. half leather bound. Very Good. 126 pp missing first 4 pages. Plates are hand coloured. i.e. has illustration of Chinese then has P5 headed Arabia. Gift inscription in front dated 1830 and an earlier one possibly 1824 Marbled paper covered boards with green leather spine and gilt titles also missing page 29/30 The world in miniature, or, Panorama of the costumes, manners, & customs of all nations : with twenty-four copper-plates.: Printed by T. Richardson, 98, High Holborn, for John Bysh, 8, West Square ..., Newington, 1825.
Physical Description 126 p., [24] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 14 cm. 22 plates seen. Arabia missing, plus possibly, one other.

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Details

Bookseller
The Last Word NZ (NZ)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2892
Title
World in Miniature
Format/binding
Half leather bound
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First printing
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1825
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian and Collectable;

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30 day return guarantee, with full refund including shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives inaccurately or damaged. Prices are not set in stone - contact me if you want to haggle or submit a reasonable offer. Some larger and heavier books will incur extra postage - I will let you know when you order the book.

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The Last Word

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About The Last Word

Dealer in good quality books. Especially Man Booker Prize winners - signed first editions, vintage childrens\\\' books and important New Zealand books such as those by Janet Frame. Prices are not set in stone - contact me if you want to haggle or submit a reasonable offer.

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leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
miniature
A book that is less then 3 inches in width and ... [More]

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