Observations in Europe, Principally in France and Great Britain. John Price Durbin.
Observations in Europe, Principally in France and Great Britain

Observations in Europe, Principally in France and Great Britain

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).

Price: $300.00

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