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People's Book of Biography; or, Short Lives of the Most Interesting Persons of All Ages and Countries

James Parton

Published by A. S. Hale & Company, Hartford Conn., 1868
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Hudson's Bookstore (amory, MS, U.S.A.)

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Cover has moderate wear. Front hinge is cracked but intact. Former owner's inscription is only mark in book. Striking artist's rendering of Shakspeare as frontispiece. The book of 624 pages contains "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." Contains Twelve Steel Engravings." (All of which are protected by tissue sheets.) This book is a veritable library in one volume. Unique rendering of biographical sketches. Bookseller Inventory # 004057

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Title: People's Book of Biography; or, Short Lives ...

Publisher: A. S. Hale & Company, Hartford Conn.

Publication Date: 1868

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Assumed First

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