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Antique book, leather bound, hard cover, 1873. 640 pages.
Portrait Gallery of eminent Men and women of Europe and America
with biographies by Evert A. Duychkinck
illustrated with highly finished steel engravings from original portraits by the most celebrated artists.
in two volumes - this is Volume I
Johnson Wilson and Company, New York.
Gilded text block, gilded lettering on front cover and spine.
The binding is in good condition, and the book is in good condition overall, except for some chafing on all the edges of the front cover, back cover, and spine.

Each biography (there are 46 of them) has a steel engraved portrait, covered by a thin protective sheet.

Some of the famous men and women in this book are: Marie Antoinette, Robert Burns, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Jane Austen, Napoleon Bonaparte, Andrew Jackson, Lord Byron, Thomas Moore etc.

If you need more information on this book, please convo me.
The book weighs approx. 7 lbs.
Sold as is, feel free to ask for more pictures or other information.
US shipping cost includes insurance.

antique book, portrait gallery of eminent men and women, biographies, steel engravings, Jane Austen, Marie Antoinette etc


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
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