Granta Books, 2001, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Illustrated
list of illustrations, acknowledgements, sources and further reading, credits and index. Red coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with six black-and-white contemporary illustrations and at the beginning of the text is a map of the world and of the places mentioned within the text. Red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white, black and red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A year in the life of the world 1688. As Geoffrey Parker is quoted on the rear panel "1688 opens with Father Vincenzo Coronelli's magnificent world maps, triumphs of seventeenth-century cartography, and closes with Henry Purcell's moving anthem on family joys and mortality stop in between, Wills examines what particular women and men from all around the world thought, wrote, and did in the span of the same single year, and brings all of them alive." Minor softening of the backstrip with age toning of the textblock edges and pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges, rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and fading to the front dustwrapper panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , VII - XII, , 330,  pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; ISBN: 1862074135. ISBN/EAN: 9781862074132. Inventory No: 0115551.