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Antiquarian Books

Antiquarian Books

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Water and Land, Abbott, Jacob
1 Abbott, Jacob Water and Land
New York Harper & Brothers 1872 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
(no dust jacket) [solid book, moderate wear at extremities, minor spotting to covers, slight fraying to cloth at top front corner, ffep torn out but with no apparent weakening to binding; gilt lettering/decorations on front cover and spine still bright and attractive]. (Science for the Young) Series (engravings) Discussion of the fundamentals of geology, "prepared with special reference to the young, [and] written to a considerable extent in a narrative form," to provide "some substantial and thorough instruction in respect to the fundamental principles of the sciences treated of in the several volumes." The six-page section of advertisements in the rear of the book includes a listing for the two previous titles in the "Science for the Young" series, "Heat" and "Light," both issued in 1871; a subsequent (1873) volume dealt with "Force," and was apparently the final entry in the series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Old Deccan Days; or, Hindoo Fairy Legends Current in Southern India, Frere, M. (collected from oral tradition by)
2 Frere, M. (collected from oral tradition by) Old Deccan Days; or, Hindoo Fairy Legends Current in Southern India
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1869 NO Later Printing Hardcover Fair 
(no dust jacket) [well-worn copy, front hinge cracked, deterioration to binding at both ends, bumped corners, etc.]. (B&W frontispiece) Introduction and notes by Sir Bartle Frere. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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