Title: A Manual of General History: Being an outline history of the world from the creation to the present time.
Author: John J. Anderson
Publisher: Clark & Maynard, 1873
Condition: Hardcover, decorative boards with leather spine. Some scuffing to leather, noticeable wear. Scribbles to top and fore-edge of book (see pictures). Inscriptions on blank pages. Text clean, binding tight.
About the book:
A history textbook used in schools in the US in the late 19th century. Divided into “Ancient History”, “Mediaeval History” and “Modern History”, it contains 23 small, beautiful coloured maps of different parts of the ancient and modern world, though mostly on Europe. Also, there are compact descriptions of the major figures and events in Western history, such as lists of the Roman emperors and British monarchs, ancient wars, etc.