Very Good. No Dustjacket. 3 Crisp, bright, clean pages; no owners' marks; square, tight binding. The red cloth hard cover shows a thin scratch at the lower front, a little darkening on the spine, and some rubbing at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. John A. Kasson, a native of Charlotte, Virgina, came to Iowa in 1857 an accomplished lawyer. In 1860, he was a delegate to the Chicago Convention that elected Abraham Lincoln as the brand new Republican Party's candidate for President. Under Lincoln, Kasson served as First Assistant Postmaster General and played a prominent role in US diplomacy. He died in 1910.
Very Good. Size: 8vo 8"-9" tall; Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition hardcover copy, published by the State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City Iowa, 1955. Crisp, bright, clean pages; no owners' marks; square, tight binding. Red cloth hard covers, sturdy, handsomely produced. According to the author, John A. Kasson, a native of Charlotte, Virgina, came to Iowa in 1857 and became an accomplished lawyer before becoming a few years later a delegate to the Chicago Convention that elected Abraham Lincoln in his eventual run for President in the Republican Party. John A. Kasson served under Lincoln as First Assistant Postmaster General and then eventually played a prominent role in United States diplomacy in several roles before dying in 1910. Edges stained in red all around.
B&W Illustrations. Very Good+ No Jacket. Hard Cover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Underlining and marginalia on approximately ten pages, with owner's signature on ffep; text block tight and mostly clean with minimal wear to binding. 450 pp. w/index.
Very Good with no dust jacket. A long-serving Republlican Congressman from Iowa, he was instrumental in framing the Republican platform in 1860 and served as Minister to Austria-Hungary. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 450 pages.
Good. No Jacket. 6 x 9 1/2. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 6 x 9 1/2. 452 pgs. A biography of John Kasson, a statesman and diplomat from Iowa. Red cloth exterior with title on front cover and spine in gold. Interior is unmarked, tight and clean.
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