Men of Our Times; or Leading Patriots of the Day. Being Narratives of the Lives and Deeds of Statesmen, Generals, and Orators. Including Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of Lincoln, Grant, Garrison, Sumner, Chase, Wilson, Greeley, Farragut, Andrew, Colfax, Stanton, Douglass, Buckingham, Sherman, Sheridan, Howard, Phillips and Beecher

Hartford, Conn. Hartford Publishing Company, 1868. First Edition. Cloth. First edition, second state (BAL 19449). 8vo; xiv, 575pp, [3pp]; green cloth over board with gilt stamped author’s name to front cover; title, author and published stamped in decorative gilt to spine; ink inscription to front fly leaf dated April 1, 1868; brown endpapers; illustrated “with 18 Steel Portraits”; sprinkled edges bumped cover corners, fraying of head and tail of spine, pages lightly age toned, scattered foxing, offsetting of illustrations; very good minus. Very good. Item #177

Published by subscription only. Only in 2 WorldCat libraries, one in the USA, the other in England.

Price: $60.00

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