Agents wanted for the wonders of the world; comprising startling Incidents, interesting scenes, and Wonderfl events in all countries, all ages, and among all people.
Over one thousand illustrations,
By the most distinguished Artists in Europe and America.
The list of contributors numbering one hundred and twenty-eight, among whom are found the popular and widely-known names of Gustave Dore, Berghaus, Billings, Cruikshank, Corbould
, Eytinge, Fenn, Gilbert, Gavarni, Hennessy, Homer, Milais, Nehleig
, Nast, Read, Horace Vernet, White, Weir, Waud, Miss Edwards
, Tony Johannot, etc., etc
The Largest, most Beautiful, and Cheapest Pictorial Work ever issued.
A novelty in literature, and the most splendid book enterprise of the age. A progressive book for progressive people, at a nominal price.
Indispensable to every man, woman, and child in the land.
It contains over one thousand magnificent engravings, with accompanying reading matter on every conceivable subject of popular interest, embracing Science, History, Biography, Adventure, Comedy, Tragedy, Fun, Frolic
, Incidents, Wonders, Events, etc., etc., Of the present and every other age and country, forming within itself
a complete and select family library and a picture gallery of the rarest and most wonderful beauty, the value of which can be but faintly estimated, and obtainable at a cost of comparative insignificance.
It is by far the most exciting, attractive, instructive, humorous, entertaining and valuable book ever issued from the American
press, containing a larger amount of historical, biographical, curious and startling incidents than any work of modern times, and presented in a form so attractive that even the untutored mind finds in it subject of absorbing attention.
No one who sees the book can refuse to buy it, or, once having bought it, would consent to sell it at five times the original cost.
New York Herald
Certainly we live in a wonderful age. Fifty years ago such a book as this would have been considered a miracle.
New York Leader
It would be impossible to give, in a mere criticism any adequate idea of the enormous variety of its contents and its profuse illustrations.
Frank Leslie's Weekly
The volume is one that can be made available for ten minutes or an entire day's study.
It is, above all, unique in design and execution, and ought to be in the house of every
man, whether farmer, mechanic, merchant or philosopher.
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