This old work is "Tales of Old Travel" by Henry Kingsley a second edition printed in 1869 by Macmillan & Co. of London. This is eight illustrations within. The following historical accounts are within: Marco Polo, The Shipwreck of Pelsart, The Wonderful Adventures of Andrew Battel, The Wanderings of Capuchin, Peter Carder, The Preservation of the Terra Nova, Spitzbergen, D'Ermenonville's Acclimatization Adventure, The Old Slave Trade, Miles Phillips, The Sufferings of Robert Everard, John Fox, Alvaro Nunez, and The Foundation of An Empire.
This book is app. 7.5"x5" with 368 pages and advertising at the end. This has green cloth covered hard-boards with gold gilt accents. This is in good condition overall with corner,edge spine wear and bumping. There is cloth wear to the corners and spine tips and a small hole in one spot where the hinge meets the spine. The binding is tight and all pages intact, but the hinges are cracked so there is some slop. There is a name inside in ink on the title page and a former library stamping which is also on the last blank page. There is a gift inscription in ink on the inside first blank page and some old soiling marks as shown in the last photo. There is age toning. The book is complete. All the illustrations are inside - though some not in the order listed.
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