The World As It Is by Samuel Perkins. Connecticut, Thomas Belknap, 1842. Full calf-skin with gold gilt titling on spine ...
moreThe World As It Is by Samuel Perkins. Connecticut, Thomas Belknap, 1842. Full calf-skin with gold gilt titling on spine. 483 pages with marbled ends. Numerous illustrations from steel engravings. Includes frontis fold-out map in very good condition. Aimed to give a concise view of the 'present' conditions of the principal nations of the earth. Illustrated with numerous engravings and a fold out world map to frontispiece. Sixth edition. Arranged in sections by continent is provides factual information on each nation's forms of government, military and naval strength, revenues, banking institutions, prison discipline, commerce, religion, morals and education. A handsome copy! less
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