A wonderful copy of Tallis' superbly engraved history of the Scriptures for the young with over 300 full page engravings, and handsomely bound in half leather by G. Bellew of Dublin, an important collectible Irish binder.
Tallis, John [Engravings]; Thomas Gaspey [Text]. Illustrated Scripture History for the Improvement of Youth. London. London Printing and Publishing Company. Nd. c.1860's. 304pp + 300+ full page engravings.
Attractive short 8vo half leather bindings, raised bands, a bit rubbed, small loss on spine title, some rubbing to corners and light chips to marbled boards at turns. Internally very solid, crisp, and clean.