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WANLEY, Nathaniel.
The Wonders of the Little World: Or, A General History of Man. In Six Books.

Displaying the Various Faculties, Capacities, Powers and Defects of the Human Body and Mind, In several Thousand most interesting Relations of Persons remarkable for Bodily Perfections or Defects: etc. etc. etc. Together with Accounts of The Invention of Arts, the Advancement of Science; Surprising Escapes from Death and Dangers; Strange Discoveries of long-concealed Murders, And a vast Variety of other Matters equally curious. Etc. etc. etc.

pp. vi, 7-752. Engraved frontispiece and four plates. Old calf, sometime rebacked, rubbed at corners and edges, a binder's error has duplicated gathering 6F in place of 6I, thus pages 493/4/5/6 are lacking, early signature of WAT[KIN] EDW[ARD] WYNNE, 1789 on front paste-down and title, offered as a good working copy.

*ESTC - T111542

Published by C. Taylor, and others. London.

Date Published: 1788. 4to.

Stock No. 59964

Price: 100.00