Specimen Pages of the Encyclopaedic Dictionary
Philadelphia, Pa, Syndicate Publishing Co. 1896. Leatherette, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Various Artists. An illustrated appendix to the Dictionary containing the following chromolithographic color plates: Fold out, tipped in double page "Flags of all Nations"; one page Marine Life, Society Emblems [Masons, Elks, Legion of honor, Railroad Trainmen et al], Past Officers' Jewels, Ceramic and Decorative Art [Hirschvogel Tile, Satsuma Bowl, Palissy Plate, Delft Vase, Wedgwood pitcher et al] and the following B&W plates: Fold-out, tipped-in double page: Roentgen Rays; Classical Mythology, Remains of the Lake=Dwellers, Pottery and Household Goods of Ancient Rome and one page plates: Steamship St. Paul, Cantilever Railroad Bridge across Niagara [1/2 page], Cantilever Bridge across the Hudson at Poughkeepsie [1/2 page], Battle ship Indiana [2 - 1/2 page photos], types of American locomotives [3 images on one page], East River, NY and Niagara River Gorge Suspension bridges [2 on 1]. All illustrations have various minor flaws like foxing, short tears etc. but are still very suitable for framing. The book itself is fragile, pages loose and heavily worn covers. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information. Fair to Poor/no Jacket.
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Book number: 002744
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 41 | JP¥ 5453]
Keywords: Reference, Dictionaries The Arts Reference Various Artists