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Image for An Album of Portraits of Celebrities

An Album of Portraits of Celebrities

By: Lupton, F. M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York City, F. M. Lupton: 1890

Seller ID: 7343


Soiling on wraps. Portraits are in excellent condition. ; B&W Drawings; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 16 pages; Book of engraved bust portraits of late 19th century American celebrities from different fields. 16 pages but back of each page of portraits is blank, probably so that these could be cut out to use as illustrations. Probably these would still be usable as clip art. Uncommon. View more info

Image for Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Laying of the Corner Stone of the Capitol of the United States. with Accounts of the Laying of the Original Corner Stone, in 1793, and of the Corner Stone of the Extension, in 1851

Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Laying of the Corner Stone of the Capitol of the United States. with Accounts of the Laying of the Original Corner Stone, in 1793, and of the Corner Stone of the Extension, in 1851

By: Walker, Gen. Duncan S. ( editor and compiler)

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Government Printing Office: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12973


Brownish-maroon, stamped cloth with gilt titles on spine. Light edge, corner and surface wear with light, general interior aging and toning. The volume is square and the binding secure, with no tears or parting. Comes in specially-fitted mylar protector. VG- to VG. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 152 pages; This copy has, on the front pastedown, the personal identification plate or sticker of S. J. Field, who was an Associate Justice of the United States... View more info