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Leaves of Grass

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Peter Pauper Press, N.D.

Edition: Limited Edition


Inv. #1226Q. Special Edition limited to 1100 copes. Woodcuts by Boyd Hanna printed directly from the block. Curry's powerful charcoal-styl e illustrations in burnt umber. 3/4 blue leather over blue boards; five bands on spine; gilded ornamentation and title. "This book has been set in the Weiss and Bernhard types and printed on specially-made Peter Pauper paper." ; Woodcuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; The Peter Pauper Press is an often overlooked exampl... View more info

Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate, and Cabinet

By: Sherman, John B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago & New York, the Werner Co., 1895

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Inv. # 1473L. 2 voumes. Full tan leather with maroon leather labels on spine, marbled endpapers and edges. John Sherman was William T.'s brother, and served as a Republican in the House and Senate (representing Ohio). He is best known for the 1890 Act to which he lent his name---the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. Illustrated with portraits, facsimile letters, scenes, etc. Also includes analytical index. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall 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

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Theodore Roosevelt: Patriot & Statesman

By: Meyers, Robert C.V.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, P.W. Ziegler & Co., 1902-1904

Edition: First Edition


#5137J. Recently rebound in 1/2 burgundy leather over marbled boards. This biography, first published in 1902 was revised in 1904 to account of Roosevelt's first term as President, up to the election of 1904. The subtitle is "The True Story of an Ideal American."; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages View more info