The Gallery of Illustrious Americans. Containing the Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Twenty-Four of the Most Eminent Citizens of the Republic, Since the Death of Washington

By: Lester C. Edwards (editor), Matthew B. Brady (photographer) Francis d'Avignon (lithographer)

Price: $7,000.00

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Book Condition: Good


New York: M.B. Brady, F. D'Avignon, C.E. Lester. Good. 1850. Hardcover. 26, [i] leaves. 12 sur blanc lithographs. Midnight blue cloth boards with gilt title and elaborate decoration to detached front cover. Losses to spine, particularly at head and tail. Losses to fore edges and corners. All edges heavily gilt. Scattered foxing. First gathering loose. Complete with 12 striking lithographs by Francis d'Avignon made from daguerreotypes by Matthew Brady of Gen. Zachary Taylor, J.C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Silas Wright, Henry Clay, John C. Fremont, John J. Audubon, W.H. Prescott, Gen. Winfield Scott, President Fillmore, William E. Channing and Lewis Cass; some of which bear blind stamp of Brady, D'Avignon & Co. to lower margin. Without previous owners' names or other markings. A rare complete copy of an often dismembered book.; Lithographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .

Title: The Gallery of Illustrious Americans. Containing the Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Twenty-Four of the Most Eminent Citizens of the Republic, Since the Death of Washington

Author Name: Lester C. Edwards (editor), Matthew B. Brady (photographer) Francis d'Avignon (lithographer)

Illustrator: Francis d' Avignon

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: New York, M.B. Brady, F. D'Avignon, C.E. Lester: 1850

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2969