Item #165778 European Historical Collections; Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland, Belgium, and Part of France. John W. Barber.
European Historical Collections; Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland, Belgium, and Part of France....
European Historical Collections; Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland, Belgium, and Part of France....
European Historical Collections; Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland, Belgium, and Part of France....

European Historical Collections; Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland, Belgium, and Part of France....

New Haven: John W. Barber, 1855. Leather. 8vo. 568 pp. + fold-out color map at rear. Rebound later in half brown leather and blue cloth, with 5 raised bands and gilt titling to spine. Floral endpapers. Fpd has tipped in leaf inscribed by the author in brown ink "To Mr. Miner Preston, / from his early friend. / John W. Barber / New Haven Conn. June 7, 1860." Tipped onto ffep is photographic portrait of the author. Both hinges are cracked but binding remains tight and sturdy. Text block moderately foxed, with some small pencil marginalia scattered throughout. Lacking pages 185-90, with facsimile leaves of pp 187-190 bound in. Picture of Westminster Abbey laid in at rear. Full title: European Historical Collections; Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland, Belgium, and Part of France; Giving an Account of the Most Prominent and Interesting Events, Which Have Ocurred in the History of These Countries: Biographical Notices of Distinguished Persons in All Ranks of Society, with Geographical Descriptions of the Principal Towns and Places of Interest in the Several Countries Visited. Illustrated by 275 Engravings; Giving Views of Chief Towns Public Buildings, Relics of Antiquity, Historic Localities, Natural Scenery, &c. &c. Good. Item #165778

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