The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary and General Expositor of the English Language Constituting a ... The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary and General Expositor of the English Language Constituting a ... The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary and General Expositor of the English Language Constituting a ...

The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary and General Expositor of the English Language Constituting a Comprehensive Cyclopaedia for Universal Reference Biography, Geography, Science. Classics, Technology, Mythology Etc. In Five Volumes

Thomas Wright

Published by The London and New York Printing and Publishing Company, London
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Complete in five thick volumes. Three quarter brown leather with gilt decoration on pebbled cloth covers. Marbled edges and endpapers. Bright gilt-lettered backstrips. Very clean, crisp and tightly bound pages and covers. "Illustrated with Portraits, Maps and Descriptive Engravings". Contains 36 black and white (not hand colored) folding maps drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. The maps are very clean and crisp but in unfolding them, about 10 of the maps have 1" to 3" tears in the margins some of which extend into the engraving. Some of the maps also have some bent edges. Contains the maps for: Africa, Asia Minor, Cape Colony, China and Burmah, Egypt, Greece, British India, Modern Palestine, Persia, Russia in Europe, Scotland, Syria, Turkey in Europe, New Zealand etc. These volumes are not dated. The First Edition was published in the 1850's. This set has the decease of Abraham Lincoln (1865) and it looks like an 1860's to 1870's printing. Also contains 25 steel engraved scenes and 47 steel engraved portraits. A total of over 4800 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 7789

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Title: The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary and ...

Publisher: The London and New York Printing and Publishing Company, London

Binding: Three-Quarter Leather

Illustrator: Portraits Maps Engravings

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Later Printing

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