Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women of Europe and America: Embracing History, Statesmanship, Naval and Militay Life, Philospohy, The Drama, Science, Literature and Art, with Biographies (Complete in Two Volumes)

By: Duyckinck, E. A.

Price: $500.00

Quantity: 1 available


Full brown library cloth, gilt lettering on spines, gilt lettering and library logo on covers, printed endpapers. Thick 4to. (xii), 640; (x), 638 pp. Illustrated with 119 absolutely gorgeous highly finished Steel engravings from original portraits by the most celebrated artists, with facsimile signatures and a biography of each subject. Printed on heavy stock. All plates in perfect condition. Biographees include: Marie Antoinette, George Washington, Goethe, Lafayette, Jefferson, Napoleon, Lord Nelson, Lord Byron, Andrew Jackson, Prince Albert, Faraday, Henry Clay, Bismarck, Dickens, Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Disraeli, Florence Nightingale, Tennyson, U.S. Grant, Gen. Sherman, Longfellow, and many others. Expertly rebound in 1954 in brown cloth library bindings, in excellent condition, with few other library markings. Some old damp stains at the edges, not affecting the plates or text, An extremely nice set with stunning engravings. VERY GOOD. Very Heavy.. Ex-Library. Steel engraving. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. (xii), 640; (x), 638 pp

Title: Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women of Europe and America: Embracing History, Statesmanship, Naval and Militay Life, Philospohy, The Drama, Science, Literature and Art, with Biographies (Complete in Two Volumes)

Author Name: Duyckinck, E. A.

Illustrator: Illustrated by Various

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Art, Antiques & Photography, Illustrated Books, Art,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: NY, Johnson, Fry & Company / Johnson, Wilson & Company: 1873

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 2170

Keywords: History; Art; Steel Engravings; Illustrated Books; Biography; Art History;