Item #28226 Men of Different Countries. Children's, New Zealand.
Men of Different Countries.
Men of Different Countries.
Men of Different Countries.

Men of Different Countries.

Cooperstown, NY: H. & E. Phinney, 1844. A charming illustrated children's chapbook, illustrations accompanying each description of men around the world including an Englishman, Indian, New Zealander, Tartar, Frenchman, Dutchman, an "Owyhyhean" (with a man and "dancing woman" derived from Cook); Laplander, etc. along with the Camel, Lion and Elephant ("Elephants love spirits and wine. In India, a liquor somewhat like gin, called arrack, is used; ... They will draw or push a great weight, if they are shown some arrack." 32mo, 31pp, engraved illustrated cover. Orig. yellow front over, back cover lacking. Waterstaining and some foxing throughout. Cover with some loss and has an early sewed repair at the spine. Each type is accompanied with a short description and an illustration. Checklist of American imprints,; 44-4186; OCLC: 11007179. Item #28226

Price: $95.00

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