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Great Men and Famous Women
A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in history

edited by Charles F. Horne • New York, Selmar Hess, publisher • 1894 first edition, 1899 reprint
[Originally issued in 68 parts, by subscription and bound into 8 volumes.]

Original photogravures, wood-engravings and typogravures 110-115 years old.

Sheet size (most, from 1894 first edition): approximately 11.5 x 8.5 inches
Sheet size (some, from 1899 reprint): approximately 12 x 9.5 inches
Image sizes vary

Please click on the thumbnails below for an enlarged view.
Note: the entire sheet is too large to scan, thus only the scannable portion is shown.

SOLDIERS AND SAILORS • VOLUME II
Also available: Statesmen and Sages, Workmen and Heroes, and Artists and Authors
Repulsed at TorgauFrederick Waiting for the Morning
Repulsed at Torgau—Frederick Waiting for the Morning

R. Warthmüller

Photogravure
$10
Turenne at the Battle of the Dunes
Turenne at the Battle of the Dunes

Larivière

Wood Engraving
$10
Charles XII and an Unwilling Recruit
Charles XII and an Unwilling Recruit

Thure von Cederström

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Prince Eugene and the Marshal de Villars
Prince Eugene and the Marshal de Villars
P. Philipooteaux
Wood Engraving
$10
General Wolfe Landing at Louisburg
General Wolfe Landing at Louisburg
Wild
Wood Engraving
$10
Frederick and the Austrians after Leuthen
Frederick and the Austrians after Leuthen
A. Kampf
Wood Engraving
$10
The Marseillaise
The Marseillaise

Gustave Doré

Photogravure
$15
Marshal Ney Returning the Stolen Colors
Marshal Ney
Returning the Stolen Colors
Meynier
Wood Engraving
$10
Napoleon and the Sphinx
Napoleon and the Sphinx

Jean Léon Gérôme

Photogravure
$25
Napoleon and the Sphinx
Abdication---Napoleon at Fontainbleau

Paul Delaroche

Photogravure
$25
A Review of the British Army by Wellington
A Review of the British Army by Wellington
[Kurtz]
Typogravure (half-tone)
$15
Nelson at Trafalgar
Nelson at Trafalgar
W.H. Overend
Wood Engraving
$10
Marion crossing the Pedee
Marion crossing the Pedee
W. Ranney
Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Paul Jones and Lady Selkirk
Paul Jones and Lady Selkirk
W.H. Overend
Wood Engraving
$10
Tecumseh Defending the Whites at Fort Meigs
Tecumseh Defending the Whites at Fort Meigs
Chapin
Wood Engraving
$10
Don't Give Up The Ship
'Don't Give Up The Ship.'
[Captain James Lawrence on the USS Chesapeake]
Alonzo Chappel
Wood Engraving
$15
Decatur's Conflict with the Algerine at Tripoli
Decatur's Conflict with the Algerine at Tripoli
Alonzo Chappel
Wood Engraving
$10
Sheridan's Ride
Sheridan's Ride

T. Buchanan Ride

Photogravure
$15
Decatur's Conflict with the Algerine at Tripoli
Jackson at Chancellorsville
A.R. Ward
Wood Engraving
$20
Farragut at Mobile Bay
Farragut at Mobile Bay

W.H. Overend

Photogravure
$15
Meeting of Victor Emmanuel and Garibaldi
Meeting of Victor Emmanuel and Garibaldi
C. Ademollo
Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Moltke at Versailles 1870
Moltke at Versailles 1870
Anton von Werner
Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Admiral Dewey at Manila Bay
Admiral Dewey at Manila Bay

H.T. See

Photogravure
$15
The Dewey Triumphal Arch
The Dewey Triumphal Arch

 

Photogravure
$10
Admiral Dewey Loving Cup
Admiral Dewey Loving Cup
[Tiffany & Co.]
Typogravure (half-tone)
$10

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