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New York: Park Lane, 1979. Foreword by Paul Bacon. Translated by Spencer F. Baird. 11,725 black-and-white engraved illustrations. xxix + 573pp., very thick, oblong 8vo (9" x 12"), cloth-backed boards, d.w.; bottom edge of boards lightly worn, corners bumped, dust wrapper worn and lightly chipped. New York: Park Lane, (1979). A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper. Originally published in 1851 as Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art.
New York: Low, 1805. 7 volumes. Illustrated with 100 copper plate engravings. Short folios, original 1/4 black leather over cloth. New York: J. & E. Low, 1805- 1811. First American Edition. The title page states that there are 170 plates. Although this set lacks many of them (including most of the maps), it is unclear how many were actually inserted, as the pagination is inconsistent and some plates have duplicate numbers. All copies of this book, including the one in.....