Footprints of the World's History: An Encyclopedia of the Wonderful, the Curious and the Beautiful, as Recorded in the Historical Literature of Europe and America, from the Earliest Eras to the Present Time. The Progress of the Human Race Reflected in the Choicest Literature of All Ages. Embracing Strange Incidents, Thrilling Descriptions, and Remarkable Facts in the Lives of Celebrated Historical Characters, Rulers of Nations, Great Generals and Their Battles, Heroes in Morals and Religion, and Leaders in the World's Progress
by Bryan, William S.; Ridpath, John Clark
xl, 608 pp. 4to. Illustrated with 250 historical and miscellaneous engravings, reproductions of ancient prints, and images by great artists, including 8 full color plates of important world events, and 16 half-tone steel engravings. Color plates include: Nelson's Last Battle; Waterloo; Battle of Bunker Hill; An Old-Time Sea Fight. (The Constitution and Guerriere); Gen. Jackson's Victory at New Orleans; Divorcement of Josephine; Putnam's Famous Ride; Decatur's Combat with the Algerine Chief.
Keywords: HISTORY WORLD Binding repaired, edges rubbed, portion of frontispiece tissue guard foxed. Historical Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1891. Good/No Jacket.
(Inventory #: 2159445)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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