London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909. [Childrens illustrated] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.xvi; 377; , blank. With eight full-page colour plates and numerous engraved illustrations by A. Wallis Mills. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt decoration to upper board, illustrated endpapers, all edges gilt. Contents fresh, paper joints started, cloth rather clean if a shade sunned to spine. An attractive copy. Tales of triumphant historical figures such as Sir Thomas More, Hannibal the Great, Florence Nightingale and Gordon of Khartoum. Item #55381
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