Scenes Foreign Lands Asia Africa Arctic 1853 illustrated children's book travelBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Scenes in Foreign Lands: Or, a View of Some of the Most Remarkable Wonders of Travel.
Published 1853, New York, by Huestis & Cozans.
156 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with numerous full page wood engraved views.
Visits to Australia, China, Arctic Esquimaux, Africa, Verona Italy, Guyana, etc. Appears to be a scarce mid-19th century travel book aimed at juveniles.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Small piece at top of Contents leaf corner torn away (not affecting text).
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 5 7/8"H x 4 3/4"W.