1887 - The Home Library of Useful Knowledge; A Condensation of Fifty-Two Books in One Volume; Constituting a Complete Cyclopedia of Reference, Historical, Biographical, Scientific and Statistical
By R.S. Peale
The Home Library Association, Publishers/ Chicago
Chapters include Elocution, Business and Social Correspondence, Instruction French/ German, Practical and Ornamental Penmanship, History, Science, Astronomy, Causes of Success and Failure, Physiology and Medicine, Architecture for Modern Times, Laws of Etiquette, Famous Poems, Dictionary of Mythology, and much more.
There quarter leather with gilt detail to front board and spine, decorative endpapers, binding tight, clean pages,illustrated throughout with drawings, colored diagrams, and colored maps, marbled edges, wear to edges/ corners and spine edges as per photos 830pp.
Size: 8 1/2” x 10 3/4”
A wonderful book which provides an eye-opening look into the past!
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