True Stories of Heroic Lives: Stirring Tales of Courage and Devotion of Men and Women of the Nineteenth Century - VariousFunk & Wagnalls Co., 1899, Hardback.
Condition: Good. Spine faded, cover a little dull. Mildly bumped at head & tail of spine and corners. Edges of the text block lightly tanned with some spotting. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
Green cloth with gilt titling and decorations to spine and front board. Portraiture frontispiece of Admiral George Dewey with other black & white illustrations throughout. Heroes covered include Abraham Lincoln, Leo Tolstoy, Emile Zola, Theordore Roosevelt and many others. This edition may be a reprint of an earlier listed edition of 1884 but not indicated by publisher’s detail.