Fransham, John. The World in Miniature: or, the Entertaining Traveller. London: John Torbuck, 1741. 8o. marquilla, 336; 275 p. + 10 h.
Volume I: Five sheets; missing elements on page 45, doesn't affect text; page 57 slightly torn, affects little text.
Volume II: Slightly torn frontispiece, affects image only slightly. Page 221 is slightly torn, affects text only slightly. Original binding. Hardcover, bound in leather. Gold detailing on covers.
Some passages have been redacted in ink, possibly by the Inquisition, especially those having to do with sexuality:
Volume I: pages 29, 103, 125, 127, 129, 131, 140, 179, 225, 226 y 235.
Volume II:pages 8, 18, 25, 58, 97, 106, 107, 108, 154, 155, 203.
Books narrate traditions, religion, festivities, government, laws, flora, fauna, geography, cities, and other interesting information from around the world.
The first volume focuses on Asia, Africa, and parts of Europe. The second volume focuses on America, England, Scotland, and Ireland.
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