Great Men and Famous Women - 1894 - 8 Vols.
Great Men and Famous Women: A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Lives of More Than 200 of the Most Prominent Personages in History.
Published by New York : S. Hess 1894., 1894
An beautifully illustrated set of these sketches of notable figures. Collated: Complete in 8 Volumes. With 204 photogravure, wood-engraving and typogravure full page plates including a frontispiece to each volume. A set of short biographies of notable figures withillustrations throughout. Includes entries for figures such as Dickens, Socrates, Darwin, Voltaire, Beethoven and many more. VolumesI & II: Soldiers and SailorsVolumes III & IV: Statesmen and SagesVolumes V & Vi: Workmen and HeroesVolumes VII & VIII: Artists and Authors. Edited by Charles Francis Horne, an American author who wrote more than one hundred works particularly of history. Condition: In half morocco binding with gilt detailing. Externally, slightly rubbed at extremities and joints. Joints still firm. Hinges slightly strained to volumes II, III, V and VI but still firm. Endpaper loosening to volume II. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with the occasional spot and handing mark but otherwise clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.
Publisher: ew York- Selmar Hess Publisher
Publication Date: 1894
Book Condition: VERY GOOD INDEED
8 Volume Set