A Popular Cyclopedia of History, Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious Historical Dictionary of Celebrated Institutions, Persons, Places, and Things; With Notices of the Present State of the Principal Cities, Countries, and Kingdoms of the Known World. F. A. Durivage.
A Popular Cyclopedia of History, Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious Historical Dictionary of Celebrated Institutions, Persons, Places, and Things; With Notices of the Present State of the Principal Cities, Countries, and Kingdoms of the Known World
A Popular Cyclopedia of History, Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious Historical Dictionary of Celebrated Institutions, Persons, Places, and Things; With Notices of the Present State of the Principal Cities, Countries, and Kingdoms of the Known World
A Popular Cyclopedia of History, Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious Historical Dictionary of Celebrated Institutions, Persons, Places, and Things; With Notices of the Present State of the Principal Cities, Countries, and Kingdoms of the Known World

A Popular Cyclopedia of History, Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious Historical Dictionary of Celebrated Institutions, Persons, Places, and Things; With Notices of the Present State of the Principal Cities, Countries, and Kingdoms of the Known World

Hartford: Case, Tiffany & Burnham, 1841. Hardcover. Title continued: "To which is added a Chronological View of Memorable Events, as Earthquakes, Volcanic Eruptions, Storms, Conflagrations, Diseases, Famines, Inventions, Discoveries, Battles, Treaties, Settlements, Origins of Religious Sects, Etc." [2], 717, [1] p., 28 leaves of plates; 23 cm. Original calf boards; modern spine replacement with gilt-tooled spine title. All page edges marbled. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper: Martha Grayson, Washington, Penna. Martha Grayson was a 1842 graduate of the Washington Female Seminary, Washington, Pa., and was later the librarian of the Washington Library Association. Francis Alexander Durivage (1814-1881) was the editor of Peter Parley's Magazine and in this book he drew on many of his own contributions to that publication. In Good Condition: foxing throughout; closed 5-cm. tear from fore-edge of pp. 561-2; solid. Good. Item #006932

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