This handsomely bound set also includes contributions from Clark Wissler, Thomas F. Crane, Ellsworth Huntington, Stephen S. Visher, George McBride, William M. Davis and others. Subjects covered include: Ancient World and Ancient Lands Medieval World and Southern Europe Canada Central and South America The Poles Modern Civilization and Northern Europe Eastern Europe and Western Asia The Far East and Savage Lands The United States of America. These books show very well with a modest amount of age/wear, concentrated at the extremities. The gilt lettering and embellishments are bright and the bindings are tight. Internally, the books are clean and crisp, without any inscriptions or marginalia. 7 v. (viii, -2688 p.) : ill., maps (some col.) ; 26 cm. Width: 7.25" Height: 10.25" . Fully illustrated. Charles Francis Horne was an American author of books. He wrote or edited more than one hundred books, mostly multi-volume history works. He was a Professor of English at City College of New York.