Women Who Made HIstory, Heron Books Collection (Hardcover, 19 volumes)

Canby, Courtlandt (editor)

Published by Edito-Service S. A. / Heron Books, 1970
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Octavo. Nineteen volumes. Publisher's olive faux leather, gilt and white titles, rule, and designs on the spines and front boards, gold-painted green endpapers, and gold ribbon markers. Each volume lavishly illustrated in black-and-white, with many color plates.Originally comprised of thirty volumes, this series celebrated noted women in history, including writers, figures from religious and courtly history, and entertainers.Titles and authors, include: "Queen Victoria," by Reginald Pound; "Lady Hester Stanhope," by Joan Haslip; "Sarah Bernhardt," by Peter De Polnay; "The Life of Charlotte Brontë," by E. C. Gaskell; "Amelia Earhart," by Nevin Bell; "The Empress Eugéni," by Alfred Leroy; "Florence Nightingale," by John Montgomery; "The Life and Times of Cleopatra," by C. M. Franzero; "The Last Great Empress of China," by Charlotte Haldane; "Joan of Arc," by Régine Fernoud; "Madame de Maintenon," by Peter De Polnay; "Queen Elizabeth," by John E. N. Hearsey; "Madame Curie," by Eve Curie; "Lucrezia Borgia," by Alan Wykes; "Lady Hamilton," by Edward Bishop; "The Empress Josephine," by Margery Weiner; "Harriet Beecher Stowe" by Kenneth Allsop; "Boadicea," by J. M. Scott; "Eva Peron," by George Bruce.All volumes Near Fine and unread; a few volumes with slight spine leans. Shipping billed at cost. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Women Who Made HIstory, Heron Books ...
Publisher: Edito-Service S. A. / Heron Books
Publication Date: 1970

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