The world described, in easy verse. Illustrative of the situation, manners, and produce of all nations. For the use of young persons. With coloured engravings and a map / by W. R. Lynch, Esq.

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Main Collection pre-1900  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
1820 
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Description
(CON) 12 p. of booksellers advertisement; with folding engraved frontispiece map of the world, 12 engraved plates, each with two appealing vignettes, and three hand-coloured plates.||(PHY) 12 mo. in 6s.||(REF) See copac.ac.uk;||(PUB) An American edition was published in Baltimore in 1822 (listed in Sabin).||(SUM) An introduction for young readers to the geography of the world. The illustartions depict both national costumes, as well as vignettes such as 'English peasnats playing at Foot ball', 'Dutch travelling on the ice' and 'The punishment of the bamboo'.||(TIT) Spine title: 'World in verse'.||(BIN) Red morocco quarter-binding, paper boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt.||(OWN) On loan from SL. 
Biblio Notes
vii, 195, [1], 1-12, p. : illustrated (16 plates) ; 16 cm.  
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