Great Men and Famous Women by Semar Hess [138417]

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Great Men and Famous Women by Semar Hess  [138417]
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A first edition series of books printed in 1894 by Selmar Hess and edited by Charles Horne. An eight volume set with one book missing. Volumes 1 & 2 includes Soldiers and Heroes, vol. 3 & 4 includes Statesmen and Sages, vol. 5 & 6 includes Workmen and Heroes, vol. 7 includes Artists and Authors. The eighth volume is missing. Each book is beautifully illustrated with about 200 steel engravings and many more, smaller illustrations. Details accounts of Benedict Arnold, Marie Antoinette, W.T. Sherman, Charles Darwin, George Washington, Isaac Newton, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens and many more scientists, explorers and politicians. Gold gild on leather gold gild edge on paper, solid bindings, worn corners. State: City: Date: Provenance: