New York: Harper & Brothers, 1844. about 10 engr plts / maps. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Good. Item #L010549
A good copy in cloth (rubbing/stains/fading to cloth; slight internal foxing). 8vo ca. 300/ vol+pl Notable for the 2 folding maps included (one of the fortifications o f the city of Paris, hand-colored; and one of the Roman Catholic missions in England, Scotland and Wales), as well as descriptions of post-Napoleonic Europe. 2 volumes complete in original gray cloth, gilt-stamped spines (dat ed 1845 on both spines); some wear to few leaves (especially in Volume 2); short tear to the Paris fortifications map in Volume 1; else a good sturdy set. Durbin (1800-76), Kentucky-born Methodist clergyman; president of Dick inson College; secretary of the Missionary Society (1850-72).