Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations, Revised and Brought Up to Date by Eminent Authorities, Twenty-Third Edition Containing the History of the World to the End of 1903. Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent.
Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations, Revised and Brought Up to Date by Eminent Authorities, Twenty-Third Edition Containing the History of the World to the End of 1903

Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations, Revised and Brought Up to Date by Eminent Authorities, Twenty-Third Edition Containing the History of the World to the End of 1903

Very Good. Item #5489

Toronto: The Clark Co., Yonge Street, [1904]. Revised Twenty-Third Edition. Octavo; [xii] + 1487pp. Half bound in sea-green leather with raised bands on spine and gilt-stamped ornaments within spine panels; title gilt-stamped on burgundy ground. Sea-green, gold, and tan marbling front and back, endpapers, and on all textblock edges.

Bookplate of Henry McLallen on front pastedown; explanatory label pasted opposite (somewhat awry) on free front endpaper, declaring "This is one of the 5000 volumes . . . from the library of the late Henry McLallen of Columbia City, Ind. In June, 1922, this collection was lent to the Culver Military Academy . . . [etc.]"

Solid joints and hinges, excellent textblock. Slight scuffing to board and spine edges. Some surface erosion to joints but they remain solid.

Omniscience in a handy, hefty, one-volume format. Original all-knowing volume published in London in 1841; this edition updates all human knowledge through 1903. Volume is not especially hard to find in utilitarian cloth bindings, rarer in this embellished leather and marbling format.

Price: $80.00