Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #6495
Boston and New York / Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, 1929. First Edition. Signed by Bradford on front free endpaper with inscription "Sherwin Lawrence Cook [?], with the best wishes of Gamaliel Bradford, March 9, 1929. Published March 22."
Octavo; [xiv], 294 pp. 8 plates including frontis, all present. No dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed along edges with fading to spine, but sturdy and square overall. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Known in his time as the "Dean of American Biographers," this volume contains snapshots of the lives of Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, John Caldwell Calhoun, Horace Greeley, Edwin Booth, Francis James Child, and Asa Gray.