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The Universal Geography, Elisee Reclus, Div III Europe - France.


The Earth and Its Inhabitants: The Universal Geography, by Elisee Reclus, edited by E. G. Ravenstein; Div III Europe. Illustrated by numerous engravings and maps. The entire volume is about France.

Published by J. S. Virtue & Co, London. Undated but c. 1894.

Good hardback. Brown linen cloth with elaborate gilt and black decoration. Cover is shelfworn with scratches and bumps, and some fraying at the edges. Some cracking at the first endpapers, but all soundly bound. Gilt edges to text block. The text is still nice and clean and full of good quality illustrations. An attractive volume. English language.

252pp + loose Advertising Insert for Volumes 1 & 2 at One Guinea each.

Dimensions: approximately 276mm  x 191mm x 29mm. Weighs over 1.2kg unpacked.