Boards: marbled w/ brown leather spine.; B&W Illustrations from Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 512 pages Poor Edgewear, bumped, rubbed, chipped, soiled, partially detached. Text: tanned, foxed, stained. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Penny Magazine 1834 Society for the ...
Éditeur : Charles Knight & Company Ltd.
Date d'édition : 1834
Reliure : Hardcover
Description du livre Charles Knight & Company Ltd., 1834. Hardcover. État : Good. Half-leather cover with marbled boards show moderate to heavy wear and tear, rubbing and erosion, soiling and staining, scratches and scribbles, tanning, backstrip is partially detached. Pages are clean with minor foxing, text and illustrations are intact and unmarred. This is a collection of all the Penny Magazine issues for the year 1834, including dozens of beautiful illustrations. N° de réf. du libraire mon0001447416
Description du livre Charles Knight & Company Ltd., 1834. Hardcover. État : Used: Acceptable. Bound in contemporary 1/4 leather over marbled boards. 31 cm. Some wear to joints, chipping with loss. 512 p. Generally good internally. Many illustrations. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was established in the United Kingdom to spread knowledge to people without a formal education. It was a Whig-dominated organization that published scientific and useful information to the general public. In America the Lyceum movement promoted similar goals. This volume a wide variety of information about the origin of Gypsies, homoeopathy, the East India Company, Lord Bacon's scientific work, Chinese people and their culture, flamingos, the life of a Black Hawk Indian chief, the uses of Opium, etc, etc. An early work attempting to expand popular knowledge for the betterment of society. Lovely engravings. Dampstaining to end pages. Penny magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Boston, Mass.). N° de réf. du libraire 1612050063