Silas Cornell's Improved Terrestrial Globe 1847 rare instruction book geographyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, School Books, Geography, Globe).
A Description of Silas Cornell's Improved Terrestrial Globe, with the Manner of Using It. Intended for the Use of School, Academies, and Families.
Published 1847, Rochester by Silas Cornell.
36 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontispiece plus two further (same) wood cut images.
Illustrated paper covered boards.
Rare small mid-19th century manual issued to accompany a table top globe.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, paper covers scuffed and rubbed but still legible, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6" H x 3 3/4" W.