London & Paris: A. H. Walker, 1878. Hard Cover. Item #6522
Large folio (27 1/4" x 13"), "Third edition and Twelfth-Thousand carefully and critically revised and brought down to 1878." Twenty-one color lithographs (each 27" x 13"), conjoined to make a folding panorama of approximately 22 feet long, when unfolded; simply spectacular. One can behold all of mankind's history, when unfolded. Bound in 3/4 leather over blue cloth, decorated in gilt. Internally fine; spine of portfolio renewed, tips worn, cloth a little faded. Very good to fine.