Auguste Delauney - Terres et Peuples de notre Globe - 1898

Auguste Delauney - Terres et Peuples de notre Globe - 1898
Colonial era, complete with all original illustrations, hardcover with multicoloured decoration serving as a frame around the title

Terres et Peuples de notre Globe - Auguste Delauney, with contributions of several explorers, among which Nansen, Kant, Livingstoner, Stanley, etc. etc. The book contains various original illustrations and artistic colour images. Published by La Librairie Commerciale in Paris. This copy is from 1898. It is part of a series that also contains the following books:
Le livre d'Or du Negotiant - Encyclopedie Commerciale.
Mécanicien Moderne (Comoté d'Ingénieurs specialisés) - Admirable Musée Mécanique.
L'Evolution de la Terre et de l'Humanité (Newton, Pascal, Darwin, etc. etc.) - Scientific.
L'Homme et la Terre - Elisée Reclus (& autres) - History and geography, luxury paper, beautiful). 
These books could be ordered and paid for on a monthly basis at Librairie Commerciale in Paris.

The dimensions are 235 x 175 x 60 mm.
In reasonable condition. The spine is somewhat loose, though all pages are still neatly adhered, some wear on the corners and edges (more than 115 years old....).
Hardcover, multicoloured drawing as a frame around the title.
718 pp., complete.
There are no notes, underscores or marks, without dogears.
Original drawings, typical colonial illustrations (Jugendstil, Rudolf Cronau, ...). A look on indigenous people.

Lot details
Number of Books
Author/ Illustrator
Auguste Delauney
Book Title
Terres et Peuples de notre Globe
Publication year oldest item
Illustrated Edition
Arist. Quillet
Binding/ Material
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