SKETCHES OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY - Sacred and Profane, From the Creation of the World to the Year 1818 of the Christian Era, ... extended to the year 1822

By: Butler, Frederick

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412 pages; Text and plates unmarked and tight in original full leather binding with gilt at spine (crazed), rubbed at extremeties and edges of spine. Quite a charming early 19th century American binding. Former owner's name in pencil on rear endpaper, "The End" written in ink on last page of text, , scattered foxing, one signature protrudes slightly, lacks ffep. Frontispiece engraving depicts Nebuchadnezzar's Vision of the Image; additional full page plates include: Death of Cesar, William Tell, Discovery of America, Inauguration of President Washington, Death of Lews XVI, Conflagration of Moscow. Butler's metahistory begins with Creation and the Deluge and moves slowly through Western history up to the burning of Moscow, the restoration of Louis XVIII to the throne in France and Napoleon's exile to St. Helena. There is a Table listing the Sovereigns of various European nations and the Presidents of the United States followed by a detailed Table of Contents.

Title: SKETCHES OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY - Sacred and Profane, From the Creation of the World to the Year 1818 of the Christian Era, ... extended to the year 1822

Author Name: Butler, Frederick

Categories: Illustrated Books, 19th Century, Antiquarian Books, Americana and American History, History and Area Studies,

Edition: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Hartford, Oliver D. Cooke: 1822

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Size: 12mo 7" - 7½" tall

Seller ID: 39402

Keywords: World History Western Civilization