Antique Illustrated Book the Story of Man a History of the Human Race by J W Buel C1889

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Antique book "The Story of Man: A History of the Human Race" by J. W. Buel, copyright 1889.

From the creation to the present time, embracing an account of the origin of races and their dispersion over the globe.

Following all the footsteps of mans wanderings in his ascent from primitive savagery, through the prehistoric ages, and describing his distribution over the face of the earth.

With an exhaustive account of the earliest peoples that settled all nations, their customs, superstitions, government, barbarism, and also descriptions of all the benighted, wild and savage races of Africa, South America, the Polar regions, Asia and the islands of the sea, including also a history of the ancient civilizations of the world, the lost arts, and the mighty convulsions of nature by earthquake and eruption that have destroyed empires, continents, and the monuments of extinct races.

Covering periods known as the stone, bronze and iron ages, and embracing a full account of the cave, lake and tree dwellers; also the Aztecs, Druids, Celts Norsemen, Vikings, and the marvellous splendors of the ancient Egyptian, Syrian, and Indian civilizations.

Embellished with many curious facts, singular customs, wonderful and weird adventures, and a multitude of marvellous incidents connected with the history of ancient peoples and wild races of modern times.

Published and manufactured by Historical Publishing Company.

Condition: Stunning cover and spine with wear on the edges, floral end pages, page 144 illustration is a fold out page with half of it missing another fold out page illustration on page 208 is torn, few minor folds and smears, may be a few pencil markings, beautiful clean pages.

Measures 10.5 inches tall, 8.25 inches wide. 720 pages.


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