The Universal Magazine of Knowledge And Pleasure Vol VI & VII, John Hinton, 1750. Key feature: The engraving of Alexandria's lighthouse is a stunning piece. For sale is a spectacularly rare two-volume edition of'The Universal Magazine' from 1750. This finely-bound volume is remarkably elegant in design. Inside, the work features ten engravings including the magnificent Lighthouse at Alexandria.It's no exaggeration to say that this design is now iconic - it shaped how the lighthouse is shown even today. A rare and impressive volume - truly a.
Once in a blue moon book. See photos for accurate description. Covers lightly won - elegant high-quality quarter-leather binding. Generally clean inside although showing general light wear. One illustration missing section as photographed.Retains only ten illustrations of the original 40. Bottom of illustrations somewhat dog-eared - presumably as per original publication. The item "1750 Universal Magazine 2 Vols in 1 ENGRAVINGS Alexandria Lighthouse RARE Book" is in sale since Friday, May 1, 2020.
This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "cv00030" and is located in Guildford, Surrey. This item can be shipped worldwide.