NY, Johnson, Fry & Company / Johnson, Wilson & Company: 1873
Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing
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, Linco... View More...