Item Detail

Item Number 8837
Title Marvelous Record Of The Closing Century, The
Author Morris, Charles
Condition VG/NONE
Publisher American Book & Bible House
Place Published Philadelphia
Date Published 1899
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Sub-title: The Achievements Of One Hundred Years. Bound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the front & spine, the book has marbled endpapers and is embellished with nearly 100 full-page, half-tone engravings, illustrating the greatest events of the Century, and 100 portraits of the Most Famous Men in the World. The binding has some edgewear, mostly at the spine ends and corners, rubbing and a small, faint stain on the front binding, near the front edge. The interior is clean without markings or tears, pages are browned. 'Embracing descriptions of the decisive battles of the century and the great soldiers who fought them; the rise and fall of nations; the changes in the Map of the World, and the causes which contributed to political and social revolutions; discoverers and discoveries; explorers of the tropics and arctics; inventors and their inventions; the growth of literature, science and art; the progress of religion, morals and benevolence in all civilized nations.' ; B&W Illustrations; 10" x 7 3/4"; 636 pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) Charles Morris,Non-fiction,Antiquarian Books,History,World History,Politics,War
Category(ies) Biographies Politics Government War,History Travel Exploration Places,Antiquarian Non-Fiction
Price $36.00