|Publisher||hartford publishing co.|
Hartford Publishing Co. Conn.1868. FIRST EDITION. Leather boards with black and gilt on spine. Front board is tender, and a small piece of leather is missing at the lower left portion of spine, minor foxing on some interior pages. Remainder of book is in good shape, Essays and narratives of the lives and deeds of statesmen, generals, and orators by the legendary author of Uncle Tom's Cabin - including biographical sketches and anecdotes of Lincoln, Grant, Sumner, Chase, Wilson, Greeley, Farragut and many others. Illustrated with eighteen steel portraits with tissue paper covering each. Portraits of the following men: President A. Lincoln, Gen. U.S. Grant, W.L. Garrison, C. Sumner, S.P. Chase, H. Wilson, H, Greeley, Com. D.G. Farragut, Gov. J.A. Andrew, S. Colfax, Edward M. Stanton, F. Douglass, Gen. P.H. Sheridan, Gen. W.T. Sherman, Gen. Oliver O. Howard, Gov. Wm. A. Buckingham, Wendall Phillips, and Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, the author's brother. 8vo 575 pp. +3 pp.of ads.