Monumental Reference Books 1873-1933 Lot x 5 huge leather bindings illustratedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Monumental reference books of the 19th century- Geography- Mythology- History- Biography.
Nice lot of five huge thick reference books, all leather bound, mostly 19th century (one book early 20th century). Profusion of illustrations throughout.
All remains overall clean, sound and tight. Bindings show light signs of age and handling but all remain sound. Attractive and remarkably heavy lot with unique shelf appearance and appeal.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World. A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer or Geographical Dictionary of the World.
1889, Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company. pp. 2680.
Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One Hundred Great and Memorable Events of Perpetual Interest in the History of our Country, by R. M. Devins.
1879, Springfield, Mass., C. A. Nichols & Co., pp. 1004.
American Biography, a New Cyclopedia.
1933, New York, The American Historical Society, Inc., pp, 370.
Dictionnaire Encyclopedique d'Historie de Biographie de Mythologie et de Geographie, by Louis Gregoire.
1887, Paris, Garnier Freres, Libraires-Editeurs.,pp. 2047, +154.
Hitchcock's New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible: or, the Whole of the Old and New Testaments Arranged According to Subjects in Twenty-Seven Books.
1879, New York, A. J. Johnson.
Books measure: 11" H X 8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 16".