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Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage

Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11

Regular price $185

A beautiful antique 11-volume collection from The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events was published in Boston by the Art Library Publishing Company in 1905. Noted as The Library Edition.  Edited by A.R. Spofford, 6th Librarian of Congress (1864-1897).

These are perfect for reading and for home decor staging of bookshelves!

Volumes have red buckram bindings with paste-down title boxes on the spine with gilt lettering. Black-and-white frontispieces and gilt page tops.  Illustrated with photogravures from paintings by great artists and from authentic portraits.

The collection is in good condition with a small bit of age-related wear and marks to covers. The spines have some wear at the top and the bottom but are tight.  A few volumes have page folds/wrinkles.

The set measures 17" across, is 9.5" tall, and 6.5” front to back.

Included are:

Volume 2   Napoleon through George Stephenson

Volume 3   Julius Caesar through Sir Walter Scott

Volume 5   Charlemagne to William Caxton

Volume 4   Frederic the Great through Thomas Jefferson & Palissy the Potter

Volume 6   George Washington through Madame Recamier

Volume 7   Joan of Arc through Daniel Webster

Volume 8   Abraham Lincoln through Beethoven

Volume 9   Vespasian through Simon Bolivar

Volume 10 Plato through Alfred Dreyfus

Volume 11  William the Silent through Ignatius Loyola

Volume 12  Alexander the First through Index

Loaded with photogravures from paintings by great artists and from authentic portraits.


Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage
Antique Set of The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events, S/11 - Decades of Vintage