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Famous Personalities of the World History 

Original German Cigarette or Tobacco card album. Each card showing a different important historical personality from throughout the ages, starting with the middle ages and ending with WW1. The cards are all of very high quality in colour and they reproduce paintings of these important people by some of the leading German painters in the 19th + 20th century. There is also a short biography to each of the people portrayed on the cards.

Among the 252 personalities are these most famous people: Carl the Great, Assisi, Gutenberg, Columbus, Leonardo da Vinci, Barbarossa, Michelangelo, Martin Luther, Albrecht Durer, William Shakespeare, Rembrandt, Galilei, Wallenstein, Peter the Great, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Goethe, Chopin, Emperor Wilhelm I., Richard Wagner, Pope Pius, John Rockefeller, Bismarck, Graf von Zeppelin etc. etc. 


  • 64 pages
  • 252 coloured cigarette cards

In good exterior and near very good interior condition
Boards and spine bumped, boards soiled, otherwise ok with modest traces of use.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/2" x 9-1/2"  ~1.45 lbs.

Published by Cigarette Picture Service Eckstein, Dresden
in 1930


Airmail Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $13.95