Very scarce, two volume, hardcover, antique early 19th century Elements of General History, Ancient and Modern bookset in a later mid to late 20th century half leather binding. At the end of volume 1 there are 6 original 1813 maps: West Eurasia, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. All are well intact expect for Europe, which is complete though split into two pieces. Outer margins show some minor splits and they have some mild toning from over 200 years of age.
Page blocks of both volumes are in the main well intact, also with mild toning from the centuries. Page leaf 441/442 has a section of its outer upper corner torn away. This appears to be the only leaf in the book with anything torn away.A section of pages (443 to 448) at the end of Volume two has some minor tearing/tatter as can be seen in image 12. Very occasionally, at the inside margins of a very few pages is some mild tatter. Page block is overall very well intact and clean and the binding is tight.
Volumes are complete with all pages present and none coming loose, detached or missing. Volume I totals 336 pages with 6 folding maps.
Volume II totals 475 pages. Both volumes together measure approximately 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 inches and weigh about 2 1/2 pounds. The item "Antique World History Book set Geography Europe Asia Africa Americas withMaps 1813" is in sale since Tuesday, August 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "catalineas" and is located in Northport, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.