The Countries of the World
Volumes one & two
A Popular Description of the Various Continents, Islands, Rivers, Seas and Peoples of the Globe.
Emeral green decorated covers. Covers have two medallions in gold; one showing a polar bear and other animals under the northern lights and the other showing man shooting Giraffe. Cover has fern & flower embossed designs.
These volumes have remarkable coverage of important 19th century concerns including:
The Artic, the Polar Sea, Life in Polar Lands, Whaling and Whalers, Fur Countries of North America, Hudson Bay Company, North West, Fur Traders, Fur Trappers, Canada, The Far West, Pacific Territories, Alaska, California, Mining, Rocky Mountain States, Prairies, All States, Mexico and West Indies.
Author: Robert Brown M.A.
Dated: Circa 1875
Publisher: Cassell Petter Galpin London
Binding Emerald Green Cloth
Type: World History
Subject: Travel Geography
Condition Report Some foxing on few pages else very good plus
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