The Home Library of Useful Knowledge. A Condensation of Fifty-Two Books in One Volume: Constituting a Complete Cyclopedia of Reference, Historical, Biographical, Scientific and Statistical; and Embracing the Most Approved and Simple Methods of Self-Instruction in All Branches of Popular Education. R. S. Peale.

The Home Library of Useful Knowledge. A Condensation of Fifty-Two Books in One Volume: Constituting a Complete Cyclopedia of Reference, Historical, Biographical, Scientific and Statistical; and Embracing the Most Approved and Simple Methods of Self-Instruction in All Branches of Popular Education

Chicago: The Home Library Association, 1886. Early printing. Leather bound. 830pp. Quarto [27 cm] Rebound in 3/4 olive green grained leather with modern marbled paper over boards, raised bands, and gilt lettering and ornamental designs on the spine. Marbled text block edges. Recent endsheets and flyleaves. Very good condition. A contemporary owner has filled out the Certificate of Membership page. The pages are age-toned. Item #40052

Subjects include The Study of Character in its Relation to Business Success, The World's Yearly Production of the Precious Metals, Republics in South Africa, Peale's Telegraphic Code, and much more.

Price: $200.00

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