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History - World

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1 The Historical Cabinet; Containing Authentic Accounts of Many Remarkable and Interesting Events, Which Have Taken place in Modern Times
Philadelphia Leary & Getz 1853 Full Leather Fair No Jacket 
516 pages, plus 24 hand colored plate leafs, and 48 pages of ads. Later leather strip over spine, with portion of original spine cover laid over. Original covers are worn. Hinges (internal) are broke and now reinforced with black tape. Contents with some smudges, though complete and generally fairly clean. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine De Bougainville, 1767-1768, Bougainville, Louis-Antoine De (Translated and Edited By John Dunmore)
2 Bougainville, Louis-Antoine De (Translated and Edited By John Dunmore) The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine De Bougainville, 1767-1768
London The Hakluyt Society 2002 0904180786 / 9780904180787 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
322 pages. Slight tear and wrinkle along upper edge of jacket. Dust jacket is otherwise Fine and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
3 Trusler, John The Habitable World Described... (Vol. IX & Vol. X, ONLY, Bound as a Single Volume)
London Self Published 1791 Half Leather - Hardbound Good+ No Jacket 
Volumes IX and X ONLY of what eventually became a 20 volume set. These two volumes were rebound into a single volume, circa mid 19th century. There is a dedication title page for "Vol. II" followed by the actual title page for Vol. IX with 352 pages, plus seven plates and six folding maps (lacking "Map of Germany" and "Burgomasier and Peasant of Nuremburg") and actual title page for Vol. X with 337 pages, plus six plates and four folding maps. Three pages of binding instructions for Volumes VI, VII, VIII, & IX follow. Gilt stamped lettering on red spine labels remains bright. Covers are scuffed and lightly worn. There is a partial and slight crack in the joint where the top cover is attached to the spine, and the hinge (internal) is also cracked. Volume remains tight, however, and text block is solid. Occasional light offsetting from maps and plates, though overall the contents are very bright, clean, and crisp. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 


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