The Builders of the Nation a History of the United States
New York City, Stanley-Bradley Publishing, 1892. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 539, index.Thick 4to. Bound in original 3/4 leather over cloth with marbled foredges. With almost 60 full page portraits and over 700 marginal vignette portraits and illustrations. Entries and illustrations compiled from the National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. A scarce title, as WorldCat lists only eight copies in either public, or academic, libraries. The endpapers are marbled to match the foredges. Bookplate of Ella Lynette Somerville on front pastedown. Wear to board edges, and corners a bit rounded. Light soiling to boards. Contents very clean. Hinges and joints tight. In good plus to very good condition. This is a large, very heavy, book. Please consult as to costs, and options, to ship. 'Portraits and biographies of presidents, cabinet officers, statesmen, legislators, jurists, educators, authors and divines'. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations.
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