Klimius, Nicholas, Holberg, Baron Ludvig
Title A Journey to the World Under-ground
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Good
Size 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Publisher London R. Baldwin 1749
Seller ID 29463
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.