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MORSE, John T. (ed.)

American Statesmen.

Published: Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, [1898]

Stock code: 74356

Price: £2,500

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Standard library edition. A collection of 28 biographies of the outstanding statesmen of US history to that date, from Benjamin Franklin via Adams, Washington, Hamilton, Jay, Jefferson, Monroe, Webster, Lincoln, and the rest. Two of the biographies are written by Theodore Roosevelt.

40 volumes, octavo (186 126 mm). Original red half morocco, titles and decoration to spines, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Each volume with photogravure portrait frontispiece and pictorial half titles. Bookplate to front pastedown of each volume, minor rubbing to spines and extremities, an excellent set.

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