Last Hours of Great Men

Kaines, Joseph

Published by New York and London: George Routledge & Sons, 1866, 1866
Condition: Good Hardcover
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New York Routledge and Sons 1866. No edition noted. 394 pp. + advertisements. Small; 5"x7 1/2"x1". Burnt sienna clothboards with gold rules, elaborate gold font, and gold and black design. Spine elaborately decorated in gold and black. Top edge gilt. Textblock clean, tanning, light foxing throughout. Black and white line drawing decorations on many pages. Spine starting to crack and two pages separating; all else still connected but some are a bit fragile. Book has some pages uncut, some cut unevenly, and 2 corner turns. U of California at Davis pastedown, in memorium (no other library markings, just this tastefully done memorium.) Black & white frontis. tissue lined. Packaged with care and shipped in a box to arrive in best condition. Complete satisfaction guarantee; no sale is final until you are satisfied. Last words and descriptions of the deaths of 230 famous men and women, including (in part) Prince Albert, Emperor Augustus, Lord Bacon, Lord Byron, Julius Caesar, Oliver Cromwell, Frederick the Great, Isabella Queen of Castille, Mary Queen of Scots, Napoleon, Emperor Nero, Thomas Paine, J. Priestley, Socrates, Voltaire, many kings and leaders, as well as "Instances of Sudden Death on the Stage.". Bookseller Inventory # 122904-13

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Title: Last Hours of Great Men

Publisher: New York and London: George Routledge & Sons, 1866

Publication Date: 1866

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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