WARD, Mary

A World of Wonders Revealed by The Microscope - A Book For Young Students

Published: Groombridge & Sons, 1858


1st trade edition. 14.2cm x 18.6cm, red cloth covers with gilt stamped titles and decoration to the front and spine and blind stamped decoration to the rear . All edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers, 56pp + 8 pp publisher's advertisements and 14 hand coloured wood engraved plates. The book has been rebacked with the original spine laid down. Some marking and rubbing to the boards . There are no inscriptions or book plates and only occasional light marking internally. A very nice 1st trade edition of this scarce book of Microscopy aimed at children and written in the form of a letter.



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