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Author Name    Abbott, Jacob

Title   Makers of History. Hernando Cortez

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   New York Harper & Brothers 1901

Seller ID   26344

348 pages, frontispiece, illustrations, pictorial cloth, very good. Tan covers, front cover show a wreath hanging from a sword. From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, -all of which had enormous circulations. "; 348 pages

BIOGRAPHY Hernando Cortez

Price = 20.00 USD



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