Seventy Centuries of the Life of Mankind, in Two Volumes: Ancient and Mediaeval [Medieval]; Modern

By: Larned, J.N.

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First edition. Minor tear to leather of bottom corner on front board of Volume II, leather spines of both volumes lightly toned, pencil name on frontispiece recto of both volumes. 1905 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 465; xv, 539 pp. Two volume set. Top page ridges gilt. Endpapers of both volumes illustrated with color maps. In a survey of history from the earliest known records through all stages of civilization, in all important countries, down to the present time. With an introductory account of prehistoric peoples, and with character sketches of the chief personages of each historic period. Illustrated by about one hundred and fifty reproductions of famous historical paintings and portraits in black and white, and colors. Volume I CONTENTS: Introduction: The Prehistoric Peoples; From the Earliest Known Records to the Supposed Age of Abraham; From the Supposed Age of Abraham to the Death of David; From the Death of David to the Advent of Cyrus; From the Advent of Cyrus to the Age of Xerxes; From the Age of Xerxes to the Age of Hannibal; From the Age of Hannibal to the Death of Caesar; From the Death of Caesar to the Death of Alaric; From the Death of Alaric to the Advent of Charlemagne; From the Advent of Charlemagne to the Death of Hildebrand; From the Death of Hildebrand to the Exile of Dante; From the Exile of Dante to the Advent of Gutenberg; The Historical World at the End of the Middle Ages. Volume II CONTENTS: From the Advent of Gutenberg to the Advent of Luther; From the Advent of Luther to the Abdication of Charles V.; From the Abdication of the Emperor Charles V. to the Assassination of Henry IV., of France; From the Assassination of Henry IV. to the Death of Cromwell; From the Death of Cromwell to the Death of Louis XIV., of France; From the Death of Louis XIV. to the Advent of Washington in the American Revolution; From the Advent of Washington in the American Revolution to His Death; From the Death of Washington to the Advent of Stephenson and the Steam Railway; From the Advent of George Stephenson to the Elections of Abraham Lincoln President of the United States; From the Election of Abraham Lincoln to Bismarck's Founding of the German Empire; From Bismarck's Founding of the German Empire to the Present Day.

Title: Seventy Centuries of the Life of Mankind, in Two Volumes: Ancient and Mediaeval [Medieval]; Modern

Author: Larned, J.N.

Categories: Medieval, History, Anthropology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The C.A. Nichols Company: 1905

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

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