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Makers of History Series [32 Volumes]. Charles I, Mary Queen of Scots, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesal, Hannibal, William the Conqueror, Charles II, Queen Elizabeth, King Alfred, Xerxes, Cyrus the Great, Darius the Great, Cleopatra, Romulus, Nero .
Harper & Brothers, New York 1899 - Attractively bound 32 volume set published 1899, five volumes published 1900. Biographies of kings, queens, military leaders, etc. including Peter the Great, Julius Caesar, Hannibal, Peter the Great, Genghis Khan, Cortez, Mary Queen of Scots, Napoleon, Nero, etc. illustrated with engravings and maps, some folding. Golden tan cloth with dark green lettering and sword and wreath design in dark green and brown, each volume, about seven inches tall and an inch thick. Minimal wear, some probably never read, spines slightly darkened with some rubbing to the spine near the bottom, presumably where the maid dusted the shelf in front of them for years. Two volumes have red nail polish smudges in the same areas. Hinges good, bindings, sound (Peter the Great has a slightly shaken but sound binding), books mainly feel unused with some light wear to Cleopatra, Nero and Henry IV, handwritten names on front endpapers of each volume, many with an additional neat name stamp also on front endpapers, pages clean and otherwise unmarked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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