As God Made Them: Portraits of Some Nineteenth-Century Americans. Gamaliel Bradford.
"Bradford makes dead men real"

As God Made Them: Portraits of Some Nineteenth-Century Americans

Very Good / Very Good. Item #9223

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [14],294pp.; frontispiece, seven leaves of plates. Some wear to jacket extremities, including faint horizontal fold across entire mid-section, old tape repair to verso not visible externally, corners bumped, else Very Good and sound.

Collective biography of nineteenth-century political, artistic, and scientific notables, including chapters on Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, John Caldwell Calhoun, Horace Greeley, Edwin Booth, Francis James Child, and Asa Gray. As H.L. Mencken noted on the jacket blurb: "I like these Bradford books, they make dead men real."

Price: $75.00