Title: The World in Miniature; Tibet, and Indian ...
Publisher: London: printed for R. Ackermann.
Publication Date: 1824
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
xi, , 352 printed pages (some light spotting and offsetting). Undated but 1824. 12 hand-coloured engravings, including colour frontispiece. Contemporary ink inscription on preliminary page. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges. 9.5 x 15 cm. Contemporary full diced calf (slightly rubbed, and slightly worn at head of spine and at corners). Spine in compartments with hand-tooled floreate gilt decoration and complete with contrasting green morocco label and gilt titling. Boards with scrolling blind hand tooling within twin gilt double fillet borders . Part of the comprehensive 43-volume series of The World in Miniature by Frederic Shoberl (1775-1853); dates of other volumes in series range from 1821-1825. Covers the peoples of India and Tibet, Bhutan, Burma, and Southeast Asia, written at the height of Britain's conquest and colonisation of the region. Abbey, Travel, vol. I, p. 17. Seller Inventory # 5233