Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life Designed as a Manual of General Information. Sarah H. Killikelly.
Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life Designed as a Manual of General Information

Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life Designed as a Manual of General Information

Philadelphia, Pa. Keystone Publishing Co., 1890. Hardcover. Vol. I. xxvii, [1], 373 p., frontispiece, 4 leaves of plates: illustrations; 24 cm. Half leather with marbled paper over boards. Endpapers are dark brown printed with a floral pattern. Top page endges are gilt. Frontispiece is tissue-guarded. The author, Sarah H. Killikelly, also wrote The History of Pittsburgh (1906). This book is based on questions raised by her students. The 275 questions answered here are listed in the Table of Questions, beginning with "What queen was crowned, with all due ceremony, after her death?" and ending with "What is the origin of the ring in the marriage ceremony?" Volume one only. In Fair Condition: leather covering spine is gone; boards are detached; edges rubbed. Text block is solid and pages are clean and tight. An interesting, wide-ranging work. Fair. Item #000070

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