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Cover worn, edges frayed, text bit toned, few corners creased, G. Born Moreton, VT, 1824, Republican Wisconsin Senator 1869-75, 1879-81, died 1881. Madison, WI: David Atwood & Company, 1884. 584 pages. Portrait. 9x6", cloth.
Very Good. No Jacket. This FIRST EDITION is in VERY GOOD condition. Book's copyright page and bottom of title page both list 1883 with no other dates or printings listed so this is presumed a First Edition. Book is in VERY GOOD condition with dark brown cloth with black perpendicular embossed rules near 1" from edges and black horizontal rules and bold and bright gilt lettering on spine. Book's spine tips and corners are bumped and worn with minor rubbing and edge wear around and there is a 1/2" x 3/8" indentation/tear on spine at end of author's name. Light green and white floral endpapers with previous owner's inscription on left FEP in brown ink. Frontispiece illustration is a headshot of MATTHEW HALE CARPENTER in black & white with facsimile signature under picture and with tissue guard that has a small tear to its top corner. LIFE OF MATTHEW HALE CARPENTER (subtitle "a View of the Honors and Achievements that, in the American Republic, are the Fruits of Well-directed ambition and persistent industry", copyright 1883, hardcover, 6.5" x 9.25", 584pp.
Hardcover. SD. NAP. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Clear tape over library label near spine tail. Some wear at spine extremities and tips of corners. Rubbed along bottom edges of boards; and some surface rubbing. Front hinge cracked. Front flyleaf, blank and frontis pulled loose (but present). Library stamp on title page. Faint inscription on last (blank) page. Else pages age-toned, but clean. Life of Wisconsin Senator.; 584 pages; Ex-Lib.
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