London & New York: Ward, Lock & Co. No publishing date ( c.1890s). Ward & Lock’s Illustrated History of the World, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Ancient-Medieval-Modern, with Many Original High-Class Engravings. Complete in two volumes. 24.5cm x 16cm.Vol 1: viii + 888pp; Vol 2: x + 886pp +6pp Advertisements. Red cover with black line illustration and gilt titling. Back cover embossed with floral design.
Very Good. Head and foot of spines gently pushed. Prelim leaves of both volumes detached but present, binding otherwise tight. Some marking to tops of leaves but internally clean with no foxing. Many fine steel engravings. A handsome set.
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