First American Edition of CHAMBER’S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE, Complete 10 vols., 1888
Very Nice Large Antique Leather Books Entitled “Chambers’s Encyclopedia” in 10 Volumes | Published: London & Edinburgh: 1888 | First American Edition | Bound in beautiful brown morocco leather
First American Edition of CHAMBER’S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE, Complete 10 volume set of Large Antique Leather Books Entitled “Chambers’s Encyclopaedia: a dictionary of universal knowledge” | This first ever American Edition was published in Philadelphia by J.B. Lippincott – 1888 | This entirely new edition was edited by David Patrick. The majority of the articles were rewritten and the articles on American matters were written mainly by Americans, with a new American edition published by Messrs. Lippincott of Philadelphia. | Hardcover Bound in Beautiful Brown Morocco Leather | Decorative Tooling; Gold Gilded Decoration and Lettering on Spine | Binding is tight & intact | Includes 39 plates, Maps (some col. and folding), all maps in excellent condition | Volumes are very well illustrated | Very Good + Condition | Approx. Size 11.5″ H x 9″ W (29.21 x 22.86cm).