Haydn's Dictionary of Dates
and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations. Containing the History of the World to the Autumn of 1898
Twenty-second edition. Hardback, rebound in full leather with five raised bands and gilt titling to spine, school crest to upper board, all edges gilt and inner gilt dentelles. 23 × 15cm, 1290pp.
An a-z of history from Aargau (Switzerland) to Zwittau (Moravia) via executions, meteors, the Pope and Gretna Green.
A good solid copy. The leather is rubbed to the joints and boards edges, and is scuffed a little to the rear board. The main body of text is in good order but the endpapers and title are foxed. School prize label attached to front pastedown.