DAS BUCH DER WELT - 1847 [HC plates:32]


Das Buch Der Welt

by Unknown

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
  • Rebound
  • 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.
  • VS20160206

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