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Antique Book Signed First Edition 1893 New Manual of General History Ancient Modern
This great old work was by John J. Anderson, Ph.D. and printed in 1893 by Maynard, Merrill & Co. It is "New Manual of General History, with particular attention to ancient and modern civilization with numerous engravings and maps for the use of colleges, high schools, academies, etc." The first part is Ancient History and the second is Medieval and Modern History. The inside has in ink "John Fitz Randolph from his grandfather John J. Anderson Brooklyn, Jan. 19, 1894." Opposite this is a pasted down illustration of the author.
This has nineteen maps with most in color and tons of illustrations. Some of the topics are: Philosophy of History, Ancient Monarchies, Kingdoms in Asia Minor, The Ancient Egyptians, The Hebrews, Dynasties, Cyrus the Great, Ancient Writings, The Persian Monarchs, Greece and Macedonia, Olympiads, Confederacy of Delos, Trojan War, Pontus, Roman History, Agragarian Laws, Period of Italian Conquests, Second Triumvirate, Manners and Customs, Burgundians, Sueves, Reign of Justinian, Mongols and Ottomans, Charlemagne, Heptarchy, Feudal System, Henry III, Kings of England, Branch of Valois, The Crusades, Otto and Conrad, Wenceslas, Papal Italy, Bosnia, James I, State of Society in England, Francis I, The National Convention, Leopold I, Peter the Great, The Eastern War of 1877-8, Maritime Enterprises, Emperors of Germany, and many more!
This piece is app. 7.5"x5" with 685 pages. It has cloth over hard boards with embossing. It is in good to very good condition overall with some corner, edge, spine wear and bumping. The binding is tight and all pages intact. The inside is clean overall and there are no offensive odors.
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