A General View of the World


This antique hardcover book is bound in black leather board with decorative etching on the front and spine. Red leather spine label with gilt lettering. Marbled page edges. Bookplate, owner's name inside; foxing throughout the text block. Leather shows wear at edges. Illustrated with engravings throughout, the book details the political and natural history of sites around the globe, including statistics and demographic information. 828 pages; approx. 7"x9".



  • A General View of the World
  • S. Augustus Mitchell
  • Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1846