Haydn's Dictionary of Dates by Benjamin Vincent, 1885
Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information relating to all ages and nations, by Benjamin Vincent, 1885
Published by Ward, Lock & Co., London, 1885. Eighteenth edition.
Just look up any subject listed alphabetically on its many pages, and the relevant key dates and events will be listed.
A very good half leather volume with marbled paper over boards. Red leather with raised bands to spine, and gilt decoration. Some rubbing and wear with some scuffed corners and edges. Marbled endpapers with previous owner's bookplate to first pastedown. A soundly bound copy of this very substantial volume.
Marbled text block, with the text pages nice and clean throughout. Just some age spotting at extremities of book. A handsome tome.
xii + 975pp.
230mm high x 162mm wide x 70mm deep.
Weight approximately 1.9kg unpacked.