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Messages and Papers of the Presidents (A Compilation) Published by Authority of Congress 1899, James D. Richardson, A representative from the State of Tennessee

By: N/A

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: D.C., Bureau of National Literature, 1912

Edition: First Edition Thus


Inv. #1172B. Eleven volumes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. President's seal on front boards. Teg. Outstanding condition. Volume X of this set continues through the presidency of William Howard Taft and has the important eleventh volume, The Index to all of the previous volumes. ; 8vo; 8145 + Index pages; Beginning with Volume I, the formation of the government, and the Presidency of George Washington, through Volu... View more info

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

By: Grant, Ulysses S.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885

Edition: First Edition


Inv. #1365. Two volumes. 3/4 leather over dark brown boards; Gilt seal on both boards of each volume. Marbled endpapers and edges. With maps. Five bands on spine; gilt lettering. One of the most important literary works of American history and the Civil War. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

By: Lincoln, Abraham (Basler, Roy ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 1953

Edition: Book Club Edition


Inv. # V-050928C. 8 volumes bound in grey cloth with blue title shield on spine. History Book Club Edition. ; 8vo View more info

The Life and Letters of John Hay

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton and Mifflin, 1916


Inv. # P-030428. 2 volumes bound in 3/4 brown leather over brown cloth boards with marbled endpapers. Six compartments on spine with gilt-stamped titles and decorations. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Hay was Lincoln's secretary during the Civil War (along with John Nicolay), and he and Nicolay edited the first important set of Lincoln's papers; they also wrote a multi-volume biography of Lincoln that in many ways is still a standard work. He later served... View more info