Blaine, James G.
Title Twenty Years of Congress: From Lincoln to Garfield. With a Review of the Events Which Led to the Political Revolution of 1860 (Two Volumes)
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Norwich Henry Bill Publishing Company 1884
Seller ID 002278
Norwich: Henry Bill Publishing Company, 1884. The political autobiography of James Blaine (1830-1893), a moderate Republican who served as Speaker of the House, Senator from Maine, and Secretary of State. He was accompanying Garfield when he was assasinated. These are Near Fine copies of the First Edition. Large, heavy octavos. (will be shipped at cost). Two volumes; 646 pages and 724 pages. Indexed, with a large fold-out map of the American expansion. Brown pebbled buckram binding with gilt titles; ruled, and beveled; the edge are marbled. These are ex-libris copies, but the treatments are quite minimal. The library has used a small embossment as its identifier; other than that, Volume One has a sticker on the front paste-down and a removed pocket on the FFEP, and a very faint Dewey number on the spine. Still, very handsome! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition.