Chambers's Papers for the People


Published by William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh, 1850
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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3 volumes. Brightly decorated covers, front and back; yellow boards with green and red lettering and decorations. Page edges are uncut. Limited illustrations. Vol. I: Has newspaper/magazine article pinned with two straight pins to the reverse side of Contents page (the article is titled "The Way of the World", an Old Story Revived -- The Parentage of Napoleon III.); page 31 missing part of upper margin. Vol. III: Chipping to top of spine. Each volume has several sections, each numbered separately from other sections. Contents include: Vol. I -- The Bonaparte Family, Education of the Citizen, The Sunken Rock -- A Tale of the Mediterranean, Popular Cultivation of Music, etc.; Vol. II -- The Sanitary Movement, Washington and His Contemporaries, Ruined Cities of Central America, Secret Societies of Modern Europe, etc. Vol III -- Arctic Explorations, Social Utopias, The Speculator/A Tale of Mammon-Worship, Recent Discoveries in Astronomy, etc. Vol IV -- The Bourbon Family; California, an early account; Fenelon; Every-Day Life of the Greeks; Lady Marjory St Just - An Autobiography; Science of the Sunbeam; and Sir Robert Peel. Bookseller Inventory # 3879

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Title: Chambers's Papers for the People

Publisher: William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1850

Binding: Decorated Boards

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

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