The Boyhood of Great Men: Intended as an Example to Youth.

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1854.

Price: $50.00

About the item

Plates, 385pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original red cloth, spine gilt, covers stamped in blind. Some rubbing and soiling of cloth, yellow endpapers, marginal tear on blank, some light marginal discoloration and spotting, else very good with the signature of Christopher Leroy Havins 1858 on ffep.

Item #31489

Among the 40 biographies are those of Johnson, Webster, Scott, Eldon and Mansfield, Wilberforce, Ferguson, Pascal, Franklin, Newton, Gassendi, Nelson, Bonaparte, Handel, Mozart, Banks and Audubon.