World Inhabitants Geography Ethnography 1849 Goodrich Witchcraft Fairies GhostsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The World and Its Inhabitants, by Samuel Goodrich.
Published 1849, Boston by Rand and Mann.
328 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis & half title.
The detailed list of contents includes a final chapter with topic headings which include Superstitions- Fairies, witchcraft, spectral illusions, ghosts, manias and miscellaneous superstitions. Also chapters on meteorology, climate, oceanography, caves, winds, waves, etc
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.