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The World's Heroes: a Storehouse of Heroic Actions, Golden Deeds and Stirring Chronicles by No Author Noted - Hardcover - from The Bookstore and Biblio.com

The World's Heroes: a Storehouse of Heroic Actions, Golden Deeds and Stirring Chronicles

by No Author Noted

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


NY: Cassell & Co. Ltd Red Cloth HC Binding w/black Deco and gilt lettering on spine and cover, 378 pgs with full page illustrations by J.F., Charlie W. Wylie, Stanley Berkeley, & Others, + many small unsigned illustrations. Binding is Firm, Pages are age tanned >no names or marks. Covers have spine edge rub, ding to top spine, overall darkening. Undated, circa 1900(?) Stories of Buffalo Bill, Waterloo, Eddystone and other acts of Bravery. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Charlie W. Wyllie.


  • Bookseller: The Bookstore US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007116
  • Title: The World's Heroes: a Storehouse of Heroic Actions, Golden Deeds and Stirring Chronicles
  • Author: No Author Noted
  • Illustrator:Charlie W. Wyllie
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Cassell & Co. Ltd
  • Place: NY
  • Keywords: NOISBN, ANTIQUARIAN, ADVENTURE, NON-FICTION, BRAVERY
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiquarian;
  • Subjects: NON-CLASSIFIABLE;

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age tanned
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