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Author Name    Fiske, John

Title   The Historical Writings of John Fiske

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Publisher   Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin 1902

Seller ID   1172C

Inv. # 1172C. 12 volumes, complete as issued. Standard Library Edition. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. "Illustrated with many photogravures, maps, charts, facsimiles, etc." According to the Columbia Encyclopedia, Fiske (1842-1901) was a lawyer who soon turned to writing. The first part of his life was given to popularizing (Herbert) Spencerian evolution, but he also achieved popularity as a lecturer on history, spending the latter part of his life writing on this subject. His books were popular accounts based largely on secondary authorities and noted for their easy, lucid, and dramatic style. ; 8vo

Price = 2000.00 USD



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