Chambers's Papers for the People, Volumes I - XII.

Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1850. First edition. Hardcover. Fine binding, with three quarter dark brown calf and marbled boards, with gilt rules. Gilt titles and rules at dark brown spine. Covers are gently rubbed at edges of spines and at corners. Internally, marbeled end papers and edges. Pages evenly toned; without fox spotting or owner bookplate or signatures. 8vo; complete set with 2 volumes bound together in each of six books. Articles on science, history, and exploration, such as: Etruria (Vol I), Plain of Yucatan (Ruined Cities of Central America, Vol. II), The Ivory Mine - A Tale of the Frozen Sea (the Arctic), and Recent Discoveries in Astronomy (Vol. III), Borneo and Antarctica (Vol. V), Australia and Van Diemen's Land and PRe-Columbian Discovery of America (Vol. VI), Life in an Indiaman and the Isthmus of Panama (Vol. VII), Ocean Routes and The Black Gondola, a Venetian Tale (Vol. VIII), Siam (Vol. X), New Zealand and Japan (Vol. XI), and The Progress of America (Vol. XII). Item #12455

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