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Book Description

Number VIII in the 'Boy's Own Bookshelf' series; illustrated by over seven hundred b/w. drawings, diagrams & full-page plates this encyclopaedia has sections on gymnastics; juggling; model making; chess; magic lanterns; boat building; taxidermy; netting; musical instruments; electricity; conjuring; balloons & much more, all listed in the contents section at the front.
Dealer Notes
New Edition, Revised & Enlarged; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Patterned end-papers; Tissue-guarded b/w. frontis. illust.; Pictorial Victorian Binding with gilt titles & decoration to front & spine & blind-stamped designs to rear cover; All edges gilt in good condition; Light wear to spine edges; Bumping & light wear to corners.
Author Stables, Dr Gordon; Hicks, C. Stansfeld; Maskelyne, J. N.; Jones, Rev. Harry; Stradling, Dr; Crawley, Captain; Malan, Rev. A. N. & many others.
Date 1891
Binding Hardcover (Original Brown Cloth)
Publisher Religious Tract Society, London
Condition Good Condition/no dust jacket
Pages 528

Price: £45.00

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