People's Book of Biography; or, Short Lives of the Most Interesting Persons of All Ages and Countries. Containing More Than Eighty Sketches of the Lives, and Deeds of Eminent Philanthropists, Inventors, Authors, Poets, Discoverers, Soldiers, Adventurers, Travelers, Politicians, and Rulers, Women as Well as Men.

By: Parton, James

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Boards rubbed, hinges and joint weakening, plates a bit foxed,. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, [9]-624 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, 12 steel engraved portraits (William Shakspeare; George Washington; Professor O.M. Mitchell; Benjamin Franklin; Stephen A. Douglas; Gen. Winfield Scott; Lord Byron; Paul Jones; Catherine II; Andrew Jackson; Julius Caesar; Joan of Arc). A collection of biographical sketches of the following individuals: George Washington; Dr. Eliphalet Nott; John Howard; Professor O.M. Mitchell; Deacon Paris; Blaise Pascal; Father Theobald Mathew; Aaron Burr; Charles Avery; Benjamin Franklin; The Brothers Montgolfier; James Watt; John Fitch; Robert Fulton; Eli Whitney; John James Audubon; Zerah Colburn; John Adams; Stephen A. Douglas; Nicholas Copernicus; Chauncey Jerome; Charles Goodyear; John A. Sutter; Dr. Valentine Mott; Theodore R. Timby; Winfield Scott; Isaac Newton; Galileo Galilei; Vasco da Gama; Doctor Samuel Christian Frederick Hahnemann; Alfonse the First of Portugal; Bartholomew Dias; Lord Byron; Fernando Magalhaens; Humphrey Davy; Sir Martin Frobisher; Alphonse d'Albuquerque; Hernando Cortez; Francisco Pizarro; Sebastian Cabot; Paul Jones; Gustavus III; Thomas Jefferson; Sir Francis Drake; Henry Hudson; Jacques Cartier; Samuel DeChamplain; Captain James Cook; Admiral Sir William Parry; Sir John Franklin; The Great Catherine of Russia; Confucius; The Two Catos (Cato the Censor and Cato the Philosopher); Peter the Great; Charles the Twelfth; Mazeppa; Louis XIV; John Law; General Henry Knox; Alexander Hamilton; Andrew Jackson; La Fayette (Marquis de Lafayette); Simon de Bolivar; Joseph Garibaldi; Napoleon II; Louis Philippe; Lord Palmerston; Benedict Arnold; Captain James Lawrence; Commodore Stephen Decatur; Julius Caesar; Lewis Cass; Samuel Adams; William Shakespeare; Thomas Jefferson; Dolly Madison; Daniel Webster; Jeanne d'Arc; Mrs. Andrew Jackson (Rachel Donelson); Mrs. Sigourney; Virgil; Horace; John Milton.

Title: People's Book of Biography; or, Short Lives of the Most Interesting Persons of All Ages and Countries. Containing More Than Eighty Sketches of the Lives, and Deeds of Eminent Philanthropists, Inventors, Authors, Poets, Discoverers, Soldiers, Adventurers, Travelers, Politicians, and Rulers, Women as Well as Men.

Author: Parton, James

Categories: Early Imprints, American Presidents, Military, Literary & Intellectual,

Publisher: A.S. Hale & Company: 1868

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2293314

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHICAL WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE SHAKESPEAREAN,