People's Book of Biography; or, Short Lives of The Most Interesting Persons of All Ages and Countries; Containing More Than Eighty Sketches of the Lives and Deeds of Eminent Philanthropists, Inventors, Authors, Poets, Discoverers, Soldiers, Adventurers, Travelers, Politicians, and Rulers, Women as Well as Men

Parton, James

Published by A. S. Hale & Company, 1868
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Lettering and decoration on spine. Slight wear at bottom corners. 624 pages. Twelve steel engravings. Engravings and facing pages foxed. End papers foxed. Illustrations include: Shakespeare; Washington; Benjamin Franklin; Byron, Catherine II; Julius Caesar; John of Arc; etc. Contents include: General Washington at Home, and the Inauguration; Blaise Pascal; Stephen A. Douglas; Chauncey Jerome; Dr. Valentine Mott; Francisco Pizarro; Henry Hudson; The Two Catos; The Attempt to Assassinate President Jackson; Benedict Arnold; What is Known of Shakespeare (spelling of his name, his dramatic career, etc.); Jeanne Darc; The Wife of Andrew Jackson; Mrs. Sigourney; etc. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: People's Book of Biography; or, Short Lives ...
Publisher: A. S. Hale & Company
Publication Date: 1868
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: First Edition

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Parton, James
Published by A. S. Hale & Company, Hartford (1869)
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Book Description A. S. Hale & Company, Hartford, 1869. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. One volume bound in 2. 12 steel engravings, xii, [1], [10]-300, [301]-624. 19th century 1/2 leather. 23cm. Piece stripped from one corner of Vol. 2. Spine lettering indistinct. Minor foxing. Steel engraving of Julius Caesar relocated to serve as frontis to Vol. 2. Parton wrote a number of popular biographies. Bookseller Inventory # 74915

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