The World’s Famous Orations – Complete 10 Volumes Set – 1906

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The World’s Famous Orations William Jennings Bryan (Editor-in-Chief) Published by Funk & Wagnalls, New York and London, 1906. Complete 10 Volume Set. Vol. I Greece, 432 B.C.–324 B.C; Vol. II Rome, 218 B.C.–84 A.D.; Vol. III Great Britain, 710–1777; Vol IV Great Britain 1780–1861; Vol V Great Britain 1865–1906; Vol VI Ireland, 1775–1902; Vol VII Continental Europe, 380–1906; Vol VII America, 1761–1837; Vol IX America, 1818–1865; Vol X America 1861–1905. Tan Cloth boards with decorative borders and titles in black to front and spine; decorative title pages in two tones. 16mo up to 6½” tall.; 2599 pp. Light wear to boards; owner’s name to free endpaper each volume; first volume has an inked line mark to one page; remaining volumes appear unmarked; all volumes are without tears or folds. A lovely complete set in collectible condition. “As long as there are human rights to be defended; as long as there are great interests to be guarded; as long as the welfare of nations is a matter for discussion, so long will public speaking have its place.” From the Introduction by William Jennings Bryan.