Thursday, November 4, 2010
"The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events" edited by A.R. Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf and J.P. Lamberton. Published by J.B. Millet, Boston, 1900. Set of 12 volumes in green cloth. Leather spine labels with gilt lettering. Gilt top edge.
Volumes are filled with biographical and historical vignettes, some with engravings. Each volume is roughly 400 pages.
Some light wear and soil to the covers, textblock is clean and bright. Volume 12 has a rear gutter break, all other volumes are solid.