A Journey to the World Under-ground


12mo.. 1749. (4) 324pp. Third (of four) editions. Collates as ESTC N60828. 1/1 (US). "possibly reissue of 1742 with cancel t.p.". Light foxing and browning to e.p.s with minor ink scribble to f.e.p. EArly m/s notes to verso of t.p. Red fore-edges. A good crisp copy bound in later decorative blind tooled and gilt full brown morocco. A few minor scuff marks and light rubbing to corners and top and tail of spine. Good. Based on Edmond Halley's theory that the planets formed an arrangement of concentric spheres surrounding the sun. Early example of Utopian literature.

Title: A Journey to the World Under-ground

Author Name: Klimius, Nicholas, Holberg, Baron Ludvig

Categories: Book Cabinet,

Publisher: London, R. Baldwin: 1749

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 29463

Keywords: Klimius, Nicholas, Holberg, Baron Ludvig A Journey to the World Under-ground Satire Edmond Halley Utopian Literature Philosophy Poiltical Satire,