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Little Cyclopaedia of Common Things, George W. Cox, 1891


The Little Cyclopaedia of Common Things, by the Rev. Sir George W. Cox, Bart., M. A.

Published by Swan Sonnenschein & Co, London. 1891. Ninth edition.

Good hardback. Full leather. Cover has significant wear, scratches and is splitting lower right of spine. Marbled endpapers with attractive bookplate of I. C. Metcalfe (and their signature in pencil verso). Marbled edges of text block. Cracked at front hinge although all still bound. Text is lovely and clean throughout. An attractive volume, despite its faults. Not really so 'little' as it weighs over 1kg.

Prelims + 660pp.

Dimensions: approximately 219mm  x 150mm x 40mm.