Capitals of the Globe by Archibald Wilberforce 1894
THE CAPITALS OF THE GLOBE: The Political, Commercial, Artistic and Sacred Capitals of EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, NORTH AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA and THE WEST INDIES. By Archibald Wilberforce, Published by Peter Fenelon Collier, New York, 1894.
An impressively illustrated guide with detailed text about the various cities of the world.
With Graphic and Accurate Descriptions of All their Wonders, Shrines, Traditions, Sensations and Treasures; their Political and Commercial Importance; their Religious, Artistic and Climatic Attractions; their Geographical Positions, Physical Features, History, Population, Industries, Trade, Traffic, Currency, Communications and Hotels: the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants-types and Costumes Together with Every Information how to Reach Them, how to Travel, and what it Costs: Superbly and Profusely Illustrated with Engravings and Color Maps.
Hardcover. Dark green cover with black illustrations, large gilt & black title and marbled edges (outer pages edge). Nice condition with just mild wear and a secure binding with clean pages. Spine gilding partially lost. First Edition. Heavy coffee table book, about13-1/2 x 10-1/2 with 586 pages.Profusely Illustrated. Scarce!