World We Live In.
Hartford and New York: H.E. Robins and Co., 1851. 8vo. 540 pp. Spine ends and corners rubbed and bumped, lightly shaken, light rubbing to covers and cover edges. The home and foreign traveler being a comprehensive survey of the scenery, resources, population, government, religion, literature, civilization, arts and usages of the principal countries of the world: With notices of distinguished men, Etc. Illustrated with engravings throughout. "As roads are poor in Spain, a sure sign of a backward state of civilization, we shall be compelled, like the natives, to make our journey through the country on mules: and as robberies are frequent, even in the neighborhood of Madrid, we must take with us not only some hardy muleteers, but, if possible, an armed escort, or we may stand a fair chance of being shot among the mountains, or, at least, or being stripped of our possessions." Very Good Cloth Hardcover (Item ID: 65844)