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A View of All Religions; and the Religious Ceremonies of All Nations at the Present Day. Including an Abridgment of "The Idolatry of the Hindoos; Their History, Literature, Religion, Manners and Customs, &c,...Ceremonies of Pagan nations" by William Ward.
Published 1824, Hartford by Oliver D. Cooke & Sons.
Two parts together, pp. 246, 191.
Period full leather, smooth spine ornately gilt stamped and decorated in unique period style. Wood engravings throughout.
Fascinating comprehensive work which has embedded within it the biases of the era.
Binding sound and attractive in appearance. Opens to half-title, moderate to heavy toning and age spotting throughout as often seen in books of this era.
Book measures: 7 1/2" H X 4 1/2" W.