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THE STORY OF MAN
This book is an original 1889 1ST EDITION! of "THE STORY OF MAN: A HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE"
by J. W. Buel, published by the Historical Publishing Company.
A HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE,
FROM THE CREATION TO THE PRESENT TIME, EMBRACING AN ACCOUNT
OF THE ORIGIN OF RACES AND THEIR DISPERSION OVER THE GLOBE
J. W. BUEL 1889
It is an amazing presentation of human history and an account of the various theories entertained by ethnologists.
This factual work encompasses the foot prints of the human race presented in an exciting and thrilling style through 600+ ILLUSTRATIONS!!! and historical preservation, painting an incredible picture of the world as the Victorians discovered it in the late 1800's.
This story starts with the "CREATION" account, from creation's dawn to the birth of man, embracing an account of the origin of races and their dispersion over the globe, ensuing all the footsteps of man's wanderings in his ascent from primitive savagery, through the prehistoric ages, and the describing his distribution over the face of the earth. A comprehensive account of the earliest peoples that settled all nations is included. This covers:
CUSTOMS*** SUPERSTITIONS**** GOVERNMENT*** BARBARIANISM**** OCCULTS***
THERE ARE DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE BENIGHTED, WILD AND SAVAGE RACES OF AFRICA,
SOUTH AMERICA, THE POLAR REGIONS, ASIA AND........
THE ISLANDS OF THE SEA.......
Including a history of the 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.
The periods covered within this book are THE STONE, BRONZE, AND IRON AGES, incorporating a full account of the cave, lake and tree dwellers; the Aztecs, Druids, Celts, Norsemen, Vikings, and the resplendent grandeur of the ancient EGYPTIAN, SYRIAN, AND INDIAN civilizations. Enhancing this volume are the many curious facts, singular customs, wonderful and weird adventures, and multitude of marvelous incidents connected with THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT PEOPLES AND WILD RACES OF MODERN TIMES.
Published in 1889, this book is in EXCELLENT CONDITION!!!! The interior contents are embellished with neat, clean and bright pages from the text block to the beautiful, nearly 600 ILLUSTRATIONS!!! --- incredible detailed steel plate black and white engravings and various full page colored plates, with in line illustrations accompanying text. This hefty volume measures over 8" X 10 1/2" and is complete with 720 pages. If you are interested in the study of mankind, this RARE! book is a treasure to possess.