RARE 1889 BUEL'S THE STORY OF MAN

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
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  • Sold Date: Aug 17,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

THE STORY OF MAN

A HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE,

FROM THE CREATION TO THE PRESENT TIME, EMBRACING AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN OF RACES AND T DISPURSION OVER THE GLOBE

Following all the footsteps of man's wanderings in his ascent from primitive savagery, through the prehistorics ages, and describinghis distribution over the face of the Earth.

With an exhaustive account of the earliest peoples that settled all nations, their customs, superstitions, government, barbarism, and also descriptions of all the benighted, wild and savage races of Africa, South America, the Polar Regions, Asia, and the Islands of the Sea.

Including also a history of the ancient civilizations of the world, the lost arts, and the mighty convulsions of nature by earthquake and eruption that have destroyed empires, continentsm and the monuments of extinct races.

Covering periods known as

the stone, bronze, and iron ages,

and embracing a full account of the cave, lake,and tree dwellers; also the Aztecs, Druids, Celts, Norsemen, Vikings and the marvelous splendors of the ancient Egyptian, Syrian, and Indian Civilizations.

Embellished with many curious facts, singular customs, wonderful and weird adventures, and a multitude of marvellous incidents connected with the history of ancient peoples and wild races of modern times.

By J. W. Buel

author of "The Beautiful Story", "The Living World", "Sea and Land", "The World's Wonders", "Exile Life in Siberia", etc.

Illustrated with nearly 600 splendid engravings,

from scenes and incidents described in this marvellous record, and magnificent colored plates.

Published and Manufactured by

Historical Publishing Company

Philidephia, PA St. Louis, MO

1889

The book is 720 pages long and measures 10 1/2 L x 8 1/4 W x 2 D

Contains full colored plates along with black and white plates, drawings, etchings and more.

The pictures are gorgeous. Wish I didn't have to sell so I could spend more time looking at it.

Chapters include:

The Story of the Earth

The Birth of Man

The Stone Age

The Lacustrine Period

and much more...

T are 26 chapters in all .

The book has some rubbing along the edges and the spine. The front cover is starting to become loose from the spine but all pages and covers are secure. Not bad for 118 years old!

The front cover is beautiful- please see pictures.

Illustrated throughout.

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