Beacon Lights of History, 8 volumes
by John Lord, LL.D., author of "The Old Roman World", "Modern Europe", etc.
Volume VIII edited by George Spencer Hulbert, author of "John Lord, Artist Historian"
1920, Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., New York
8 volumes. Sewn binding. Decorative, colorful embossed cloth over soft boards. 6.75", 3561 pages, frontispiece, chronology, general index
All volumes in Good condition with noted exceptions. Light shelf and edge wear. Previous owner's name and info stamped on front endpapers. Volume VI cover rear hinge loosened, front still adhered. Vol. VII front hinge loose.
1920 reprint of the 1883 work, plus modern commentary in volume 8 by Lord's biographer.
Volume I: Part I - The Old Pagan Civilizations; Part II - Jewish Heroes and Prophets
Volume II: Part I - Ancient Achievements; Part II - Imperial Antiquity
Volume III: Part I - The Middle Ages; Part II - Renaissance and Reformation
Volume IV: Part I - Great Women; Part II - Great Rulers
Volume V: Part I - European Statesmen; Part II - European Leaders
Volume VI: Part I - American Founders; Part II - American Leaders
Volume VII: Part I - Great Writers; Part II - The New Era
Volume VIII: Part I - New Hall of Fame; Part II - Premier Personalities
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