Tuesday, November 18, 2014
November Series of the Month: Beacon Lights of History
This November, Cosimo announces Beacon Lights of History by John Lord as it Series of the Month. First published in 1902, this cherished series contains a collection of John Lord's, an American historian, lectures. Covering a time span of 6,000 years of European and American history, Lord's lectures cover history from the old Pagan civilizations to Lord's modern time period. This replica edition features all of the original illustrations and is bound to excite reader's of history and lovers of classic literature.
John Lord was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He attended Dartmouth, graduated in 1833, and then pursued his studies at Andover Theological Society. During his second year, he curated a series of lectures on the Dark Ages, which he delivered the following Fall during a tour through northern New York. Following graduation, he became an agent for the American Peace Society, and then was later called to a church at New Marlboro, MA and then one in Stockbridge, MA. However, soon John Lord had other ventures he wanted to explore, and in 1840 he gave up his pastoral studies to become a public lecturer. He then went on to write a total of six works.
Cosimo offers this series by individual volume at leading online bookstores or as a full 15-volume set in hardcover or paperback. These titles are especially of interest to historians, collectors, and professional librarians. However, this exceptional collection is one that must be read by all. If you are interested in purchasing the full set, please contact us.
The paperback retail list price for this series is: $251.85 but now our price is: $199.00 (you save $52.85 or a 20 percent discount)
The hardcover retail list price for this series is: $509.85, but now our price is: $399.99 (you save $109.86 or a 20 percent discount)