Item #7237 The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans: With Biographical Sketches in Four Volumes. Anon.

The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans: With Biographical Sketches in Four Volumes

Philadelphia: D. Rice & A. N. Hart, 1856.

Later printing. Leather bound. Tall quartos. 4 volumes. Unpaginated. Illustrated with steel engraved portraits. Brown leather bindings with embossed covers, raised bands on spines and gilt titles on spines. All edges gilt. Leather is rubbed along the joints and corners. Moderate toning to text. Light to moderate scattered foxing to contents. Volume 1 has two frontispieces including a young military officer George Washington. Volume 4 front board reattached and front hinge repaired. All volumes have the name labels of C. P. Crawford pasted down on front paste downs. C. P. Crawford was a Confederate Captain during the Civil War. He practiced law in Milledgeville Georgia after the war. Good. Item #7237

Price: $300.00

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