Phyfe, William Henry Pinkney

5000 facts and fancies

A cyclopaedia of important, curious, quaint, and unique information in history, literature, science, art, and nature. Including noteworthy historical events; civil, military, and religious institutions; scientific facts and theories; natural curiosities; famous buildings, monuments, statues, paintings, and other works of art and utility; celebrated literary productions; sobriquets and nicknames; literary pseudonyms; mythological and imaginary characters; political and slang terms; derivations of peculiar words and phrases; etc., etc
Revised and corrected edition. Sixth printing
PutnamNew York, NY1907