Boston: Wilkins, Carter, and Company, 1849-1851. Hardcover. 1207pp. Quarto [37 cm] Black cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spines, and embossed and gilt stamped designs on the spines and covers. Good. The spine and covers are subtly soiled and rubbed, and very slightly stained. The covers are also a bit faded. The spine ends and corners of the covers are bumped. The underlying boards are peeking through at the corners. There are numerous small splits in the cloth at the spine ends and along the joints. The cloth of the spines is a bit rippled. The edges of the text blocks are lightly soiled and stained. The hinges are a little soft. The endsheets and the pages at the beginning and end of each volume are foxed. The front pastedowns have a bookseller's small labels. The pages are browned. The books are sturdy. Item #29103
Illustrated by 70 Stylographic Maps, and 700 Engravings. Includes General Views of the Earth. S. G. Goodrich also wrote Pictorial Geography of the World, Parley's Cabinet Library, and Parley's Tales.