DAS BUCH DER WELT - 1847 [HC plates:32]
Das Buch Der Welt
Text in German. Title translates to "The Book of the World". SUBTITLE: "Ein Inbegriff des Wissenswürdigsten und Unterhaltendste aus den Gebieten der Naturgeschichte, Naturlehre, Länderkunde und Völkerkunde, Weltgeschichte, Götterlehre, etc."Friedrich Gerstäcker is attributed to some contributions to this book.
Features 32 hand-colored plates as well as beautiful color and B&W illustrations of animals and plants. 352 pages. 8.5" by 10.25"
Published by: Hoffmannsche Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1847.
Hardback is overall in GOOD condition.
- Half bound in cloth and paper
- Bright gilt on spine
- Decorative pastedowns and endpapers
- Features b&w and color plates throughout
- Corners and head and tail of spine are scuffed
- Writing in pencil on ffep
- Title page - table of contents are detached from binding, both of which show large chunks missing which have been repaired with white paper
- Title page shows word in pencil at top
- Light to moderate foxing and staining throughout
- B&w plate of a building has 1/3 missing which been repaired with white paper
- Some other minor repairs and marks are apparent
- Back of two plates show some marks in pencil
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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