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Price: EUR 200,00

[Illustrated Book] Meyer´s Universum. Erster Band. Octav Ausgabe.

Meyer´s Universum ein volksbuch enthaltend abbildungen und beschreibung des sehenswerthesten und merkwürdigheten in natur und kunst. Oktavausgabe in 5 bänden. Erster band.

Hildburghausen. Stich, druck und verlag des bibliographischen Instituts. 1858. 4.o. 24,5 x 18 cm. VI pages (including printed title) + steel engraved title + 43 steel engravings + 186 pp.

Green blind pressed cloth. Gilt title and decorations on the front board and the spine. Slight wear to the lower spine. One plate a bit browned. A couple of minor creases. A fantastic copy. Fine condition.

Wonderfull views from around the world accompanied by a descriptive text. Meyer´s Universum was published 1835 to 1863 in 36 volumes. Here we have the first volume in regular quarto issued in 1858. All the earlier ones were in the oblong format.

Item No: 3865