1886-88 Cassell's National Library
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Publishers' Original Binding
Six volumes from Cassell's National Library series, these volumes all relating to travel.
Cassell's National Library was a weekly series, edited by Henry Morley. From 1886 to 1889 it issued 209 weekly volumes, sold for 6d. in cloth boards.
This set contains;
'North-West Passage' by Richard Hakluyt, published in 1886, no. 35 in the series.
'Trips to the Moon', by Lucien, published in 1887, no. 71 in the series.
'Knickerbocker's History of New York' Volume II, by Washington Irving, published in 1887, no. 78 in the series.
'Travels in Africa' Volume I, by Mungo Park, published in 1887, no. 83 in the series.
'A Voyage to Abyssinia', by Father Lobo, published in 1887, no. 91 in the series.
'Sketches of Persia' Volume I, by Sir John Malcolm, published in 1888, no. 115 in the series.
Adverts to the paste downs and endpapers.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Spines re a little faded, except 'North West Passage'. Light bumping to the spines and extremities. Small chip to the spine of 'North-West Passage', rear board is a little cockled. Some marks and spots to the boards and spines. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with some odd spots. Prior owner's ink inscription to the half-title of 'Knickerbocker's History of New York', 'Travels in Africa', and 'Sketches of Persia', and to the head of the title of A Voyage to Abyssinia'
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