Date Dictionary 1853 Haydn Moxon leather book beautiful gilt British Isles ReferenceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference, Relating to All Ages and Nations; Comprehending Every Remarkable Occurrence, Ancient and Modern - The Foundation, Laws and Governments of Countries - Their Progress in Civilization, Industry, and Sciences - Their Achievements in Arms - Their Political and Social Transactions of the British Empire - Its Civil, Military, and Religious Institutions - The Origins and Advance of Human Arts and Inventions; With Copious Details of England, Scotland, and Ireland: The Whole Comprehending a Body of Information, Classical, Political, and Domestic, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. To which is Added a Copious Index of Leading Names by Joseph Haydn
Published 1858, London, by Edward Moxon. 6th Edition. 704 pages.
Period full leather binding, spine compartments intricately gilt ornamented, covers gilt decorated edges, all edges marbled, marbled end papers.
Leather supple, binding sound and tight. Joints and edges scuffed but firm, book remains attractive, nice looking example overall. Sound, clean & tight internally.
Despite the assorted small age flaws, still a pleasing mid-19th century leather bound book.
Book measures: 8 7/8" H X 5 1/2" W.