Title Chambers’s Encyclopaedia. A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge. New Edition. In Ten Volumes.
Publisher London and Edinburgh, William & Robert Chambers, 1888 New Edition
Seller ID 78735
10 vols.; Tall 8vo. approx 11 x 7 inches. Quarter bound in dark green morocco leather to spines and corners, pebbled dark green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spines, raised banding and extensive gilt decoration. Gilt decorative edging to boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good near fine conditions. Some minor rubbing to extremities; to corners, faces of boards, and on some raised banding on spines. Some minor marks to cloth on boards. Some minor light foxing around edges of endpapers and some minor spots to half titles, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. A beautiful and clean set. Engraved and Printed in colours by Various Printers , mainly Scottish- Bartholomew, Macfarlane, Edinburgh. 39 maps (mostly fold out/ a few are back to back). Vol 1 A-Belgio, has 7 Maps, Vol 2 - Belgium - Chivalry, has 2 Maps, Vol 3 - Civasso - Elephant, has 3 Maps , Vol 4 -Elephant - Gonzalvo, has 3 Maps, Vol 5 has 6 Maps, Vol 6 - Labraodr - Numidia, has 2 Maps, Vol 7 - Numismatics - Puerperal, has 2 Maps Vol 8 - Puerto has 3 Maps, Vol 9 Vitaceae, has 8 Maps, Vol 10 - Vital - Zoetrope, has 3 Maps, (including the World)
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