Original green cloth with gilt lettering and black designs on both covers and spine. 6 1/2 X 9 inches. 810 pages. Copy contains nearly 200 black and white illustrations of Grants historic journey. Contents include, the voyage to England, General Grant in London, General Grant's first visit to the continent, General Grant visits Cotland and the Midland counties of England, General Grant's visit to Paris, the Mediterranean voyage, Egypt and the Nile, the Holy Land, Turkey and Greece, Italy, France, Holland, Prussia, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, Russia and Austria, Spain, Portugal , Ireland, India, Burmah and Siam, China, Japan, the voyage home and Biographical sketch of General U. S. Grant. Light foxing on several pages as is on the edges. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Tour Around The World by General Grant. ...
Publisher: Jones Brothers & Co.
Publication Date: 1879
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description P.W. Ziegler & Co., 1879. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. This appears to be a Salesman's Sample. Beautiful copy bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations, along with scenes from around the world on the front and rear panel. Book is 9"x7" and is about 1" thick. There is a 9"x3" green leather bookmark with gilt lettering affixed to the front fixed endpaper and a similar one but in brown affixed to the rear. This Salesman's Sample has 803 numbered pages, but for convenience many of the pages have been omitted. There are many illustrations throughout. In the rear of the book is the saleman's order sheet which has a number of peoples names and information on it. The is also a tri-fold ad for the publisher's Family Bible, which is affixed in the rear of the book. The book has minor edge wear and a solid binding. The pages are very nice and clean. There is a minor tear to the rear endpaper and the tri-fold ad. Seller Inventory # 1115041