View all items from Décor, First Edition Books, Housewares, Furniture & More sale

1894 "Great Men and Famous Women" Edited by Charles Horne, Eight Volumes

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor: Great Men and Famous Women: A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Lives of More Than 200 of the Most Prominent Personages in History (Edited by Charles F. Horne)
Genre: Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs, History
Type of Illustration: Sketches
Binding: Embossed cloth covered boards
Publisher: Selmar Hess
Publication Year: 1894
Period: Late 19th Century
Place of Publication: New York
Edition Statement: First Edition
Complete Set: Yes
Volumes: Volumes I-VIII
Number of Books: 8
Additional Notes: Frontispieces and additional plates throughout the text are tissue-guarded with titles. Volumes features soldiers and sailors, statemen and sages, workmen and heroes, and artists and authors.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- wear to covers with sunning, bumped corners, dings, fraying, rubbed edges and soiling; tears to spine material; cracked hinges to two volumes; smudges to pages.


1.0" W x 12.0" H x 9.5" D

- measures one volume.

Item #


Terms & Conditions

Other Items You Might Like

Full-service selling solutions for home or business-minded consignors.

Learn More