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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

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Note: the entire sheet is too large to scan, thus only the scannable portion is shown.

STATESMEN AND SAGES• VOLUME III
Also available: Soldiers and Sailors, Workmen and Heroes, and Artists and Authors
Justinian and His Council
Justinian and His Council

Benjamin Constant

Photogravure
$10
Moses in the Bulrushes
Moses in the Bulrushes

Paul Delaroche

Photogravure
$10
David Calming the Wrath of Saul
David Calming the Wrath of Saul

J.J. Lefebvre

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Judgment of Solomon
Judgment of Solomon

Joseph Führich

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
The Victors of Salamis
The Victors of Salamis

Fernand Cormon

Photogravure
$10
Death of Socrates
Death of Socrates

Jacques-Louis David

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Demosthenes Practicing Oratory
Demosthenes Practicing Oratory

Jules Lecomte-du-Nouy

Photogravure
$20
Death of Archimedes
Death of Archimedes

Gustave Courtois

Wood Engraving
$10
Diogenes in His Tub
Diogenes in His Tub

Jean Léon Gérôme

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Augustus Caesar and Cleopatra
Augustus Caesar and Cleopatra

August von Heckel

Photogravure
$10
Ambrose Rebukes Theodosius
Ambrose Rebukes Theodosius

Peter Paul Rubens

Wood Engraving
$10
St. Augustine and his Mother, St. Monica
St. Augustine and his Mother,
St. Monica

Ary Scheffer

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
St. Patrick Journeying to Tara
St. Patrick Journeying to Tara

[unsigned]

Wood Engraving
$10
Conversion of Ethelbert by Augustine
Conversion of Ethelbert by Augustine

H. Tresham

Wood Engraving
$10
The Muezzin
The Muezzin

Jean Léon Gérôme

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
King Alfred Visiting a Monastery School
King Alfred Visiting a Monastery School

Benziger

Wood Engraving
$10
Execution of Huss
Execution of Huss

C.G. Hellquist

Wood Engraving
$10
Louis XI and Olivier Le Dain
Louis XI and Olivier Le Dain

Hermann Kaulbach

Photogravure
$10
Ferdinand and Isabella—The Surrender of Granada
Ferdinand and Isabella—The Surrender of Granada

F. de Pradilla

Wood Engraving
$10
Copernicus
Copernicus

O. Brausewetter

Typogravure (half-tone)
$15
Luther introduced at the Home of Frau Cotta
Luther introduced at the
Home of Frau Cotta

G. Spangenberg

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Martin Luther Before the Council of Worms
Martin Luther
Before the Council of Worms

E. Delperte

Photogravure
$10
Charles V on his way to the Convent
Charles V on his way to the Convent

Hermann Schneider

Photogravure
$10
Elizabeth defied by Mary Stuart
Elizabeth defied by Mary Stuart

Hermann Kaulbach

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Galileo Before the Inquisition
Galileo Before the Inquisition

[unsigned]

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
A Concert at Richelieu's Palace
A Concert at Richelieu's Palace

J. Leisten

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
A Puritan Christmas
A Puritan Christmas

Hyde

Wood Engraving
$10
Princess Elizabeth in Prison
Princess Elizabeth in Prison

J. Everett Millais

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Cromwell's Daughter Entreats Him to Refuse the Crown
Cromwell's Daughter Entreats Him to Refuse the Crown

Schrader

Wood Engraving
$10
The Great Elector Withdraws from the Associatio of the Dutch Nobility
The Great Elector Withdraws from the Association of the Dutch Nobility

F. Neuhaus

Typogravure (half-tone)
$10
Moliere at Breakfast with Louis XIV
Moliere at Breakfast with Louis XIV

Jean Léon Gérôme

Photogravure
$10

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