Day 2 Lot 847

The World in Miniature; edited by Frederic Shoberl...

Auction Date: 3/07/2020 at 10am



The World in Miniature; edited by Frederic Shoberl - Persia, Containing a Brief Description of the Country; and an Account of its Government, Laws, and Religion, and of the Character, Manners and Customs, Arts, Amusements, &c. of its Inhabitants. Illustrated with Thirty Coloured Engravings, London: Printed for R. Ackermann, repository of Arts, Strand. Miniature volumes. No date on the title-page but plates are dated 1822. The 3 volumes have a total of 30 plates as listed in the 'List of Plates' in Vol 1 Volume 1 - pp. xviii, 240 + 10 plates, Volume 2 - pp. 236 + 10 plates, Volume 3 – pp. 233 + 10 plates. Bound in full brown morocco with matching new spines for Vols 1 and 3; original but slightly cracked spine for Vol 2 with gilt title. Old ink signatures of ‘Jas. Atkinson’ on blank endpaper in each volume (3)

Hammer Price: £90.00