Illus. Fold-out Map of the World and Many Small Illustrations. Good. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Rebound in blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, and new endpapers. Edges marbled. Quite a bit of foxing, else tight and good. Forms of government. Military and Naval strength. Prison Discipline, etc.
GOOD ONLY. Book The World As It Is by Samuel Perkins 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. With two previous owner's ink inscriptions to front free endpaper. Condition: In a roan binding. Externally, some wear to extremities, previous repair to rear board, rubbing and occasional marks to boards. Front board only just held by one cord. Internally, text block firmly bound. Bright but with occasional scattered foxing, more pronounced to front and rear, with the odd closed tear, namely to rear blank. Overall: GOOD ONLY.
Fair. Fair hardcover. ORIGINAL 1841 EDITION. 6th edition. Fold-out map in front. Text is unmarked. Pages show foxing spots. Fold-out map shows creasing. Brown leather-bound covers show heavy edge wear with rubbing/scuffing and bumped corners. Front cover detached but present. Rear cover almost detached. Spine (with gilt lettering and design) shows heavy scuffing. Binding intact.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Fair. Philadelphia: Thomas Belknap, 1839. Fourth edition, 1839. Brown leather with gilt spine lettering and decoration, folding frontis map of hemispheres, engravings throughout. Covers worn and scuffed, spine head lightly chipped, vertical crack to spine but binding basically sound but not tight, a few sections partially loosened but secure, pages lightly to moderately foxed, frontis map creased with some darkened areas along fold lines but complete, no names or other markings. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
Very Good. Original 1841 printing rebound into green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine in 1999 by Richard Ownen Roberts of Whaton Illinois for $120.00. Hardcover no dj. Binding is Like New. Text bloc in very good condition for its age. No underlining; no highlighting; no internal markings. Folding frontis map of the world damaged and only the Eastern Hemisphere has survived. Last page (483) is damaged and repaired with no text loss. New endpapers. All edges marbled. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1841. Hardcover no dj.
Good. No Dust Jacket. Full-leather binding with marbled page edges & gilt title and decoration on spine. Leather is worn with some flaking or rubbing along the edges, cracking along joints, bits of the finished th edition. leather chipped off along spine but most of the gilt is bright. Inside there is general spotty foxing on all pages & end papers, fold-out map is present & intact but has been unfolded & refolded in not quite the same fold and looks a bit rumpled. Book is solid. 1842 6th edition on 1836 original copyright. Scans available.
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