London: National Illustrated Library, 1852.
Illustrated by Illustrated. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #10845
Volume I rear hinge and headband professionally repaired, light tone, corner bumps, residue of bookplates on both front paste-downs, owner's signature on Vol II front free endpaper, light rub, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcovers. ; Two of two volumes, complete set. Second, Illustrated, Edition of this classic work. Contents: v. 1. The Mississippi scheme. The south-sea bubble. The tulipomania. The alchymists. Modern prophecies. Fortune-telling. The magnetisers. Influence of politics and religion on the hair and beard; v. 2. The crusades. The witch mania. The slow poisoners. Haunted houses. Popular follies of great cities. Popular admiration of great thieves. Duels and ordeals. Relics. Nice two-volume set of the first illustrated edition, the 1852 Second Edition, in original cloth. ; viii, 303; viii, 324, 4 ad in 2v pages.
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