Clarke, The Rev. C. C. THE HUNDRED WONDERS OF THE WORLD, and of the three Kingdoms of Nature, described according to the Best and Latest Authorities, and illustrated by Engravings. Thirteenth Edition. Enlarged and Improved. F'cap 8vo, Thirteenth Edition; pp. xii, 86, 87*-96*, 87-120, 117*-120*, 121-524, 533-590, 591*-596*, 591-668(last 7 adv.); 48 woodcut plates (most with two views, making a total of 90 images), index; contemporary full roan, expertly rebacked, with original backstrip preserved (a dark stain at inner margin of about 8 leaves); a nice copy; scarce. London; Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co; 1821.
***A wonderful compendium of natural (and some man-made) wonders. The pagination is irregular, as noted, and the plates do not conform exactly to the list, with one in the list not present but there are ten others unlisted. It appears to be quite complete, as issued. With the contemporary label of Emily Jermyn 1826 on front endpaper. #12934

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