The World in Miniature; The Asiatic Islands and New Holland: being a Description of the Manner, Customs, Character, and State of Society of the Various Tribes by which they are Inhabited. In Two Volumes. ( bound in one)
A rather worn copy of this early guide to the geography and peoples of South-East Asia, undated but all the plates dated 1824.
Marbled front board edgeworn, back board and spine missing - replacement card back board, taped spine. Front inner hinge split, rear pastedown and bfep replaced. Otherwise binding secure. Edges browned, some foxing but text and plates largely spared. [viii], 291, 289pp (pp209-212 missing, ?binder's error). 21 hand-coloured plates, 5 plates missing (4 from Vol.I, 1 from Vol.II). 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall