Bartholomew, J. (mapmaker).
Philadelphia. T. Ellwood Zell, Davis & Co., 1877.
TWO VOLUMES IN FOUR BOUND BOOKS. Eighteen full page color maps (tipped in), black and white in-text illustrations, marbled endpapers and edges, 2576pp, gilt lettered leather spine and leather corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Covers rubbed with some shorts tears to leather spine and corners; hinges starting to split on two volumes but still well attached; faint dampstain to upper right corner of first volume, otherwise interiors in very good, bright and clean condition. This antique encyclopedia features a color frontispiece "Flags of All Nations" plus maps of Asia, "Chinese Empire and Japan", Africa, South America, Austro-Hungary, Europe, Australia (with map of New Zealand on half of verso), "India, Afghanistan, Beloochistan, Burmah and Siam", Ireland, "Italy, Turkey in Europe, Greece, Roumania, Servia &c.", Palestine Ancient and Modern, Scotland, "Turkey in Asia, Persia, Arabia, Egypt & Nile Countries", General Map of the United States, "The World on Sir J. Herschel's Projection", etc. A heavy volume which may entail extra shipping charges. Item #44876