Samuel Orchart Beeton. - Beeton's Dictionary of Universal Information - 1859
Volumes of uniform size 22.5x14.5cm
"Comprising: A Complete Summary of the Moral, Mathematical, Physical, and Natural Sciences; A Plain Description of the Arts; An Interesting Synopsis of Literary Knowledge; With the Pronunciation and Etymology of Every Leading Term."
Half-buckram sides over marbled papers
Gilt title on spine and coloured page edges
Continuous pagination + 1 hand-coloured chart
Fold-out frontispiece + in-text illustrations
In-text illustrations. Inside back cover strengthened
"This was a very popular publication when it was originally published. Samuel Beeton [husband of the famed Mrs. Beeton] was assisted by John Sheerer in the layout and topics to be covered. The sets are relatively scarce and when available usually lack some charts."
- S. O. Beeton, London
- Samuel Orchart Beeton.
- Date Published
- Very good