Author:Brinley, Francis


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Life of William T. Porter

By: Brinley, Francis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1860

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11249

Condition: Good+

Original blindstamped pebbled brown cloth, gilt spine lettering. Covers spotted, spine sunned and lettering dulled. Minimal wear to the spine ends and corner tips. Label removed lower spine, probably from personal library. Bookplate on front pastedown. First free end page lacking. Book is square and binding tight; contents clean. Porter was an important figure in the development of horseracing in the US. Chapters include information about: Ancestry of William T. Porter, Reads the Life of Franklin and decides to become a Printer, Enters an office in Andover, MA and travels to Boston; Porter com... View more info