CURIOUS QUESTIONS IN HISTORY, LITERATURE, ART AND SOCIAL LIFE. Designed as a manual of General Information. With 93 illust. in two volumes.
Phila.: McKay (1886, 1889). Large 8vo, Pp. 373, 393, index. 3/4 calf and boards. A very good set. (Item ID: 7388)
This is a compendium of historical information that is the result of questions that were asked and answered at Killikelly's "Wednesday Afternoon with my Literature Class." There are a wide range of subjects from "Who was the real prisoner of Chillon?"; "Who are the "three friends" mentioned in Whittier's "Tent on the Beach"?; "Who wrote the Koran?" and "Who were the Maroons?" etc.