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Brown, Horatio H.

Published by G. A. Baker & Co., New York (1931)

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Item Description: G. A. Baker & Co., New York, 1931. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. Gilt-engraved cloth boards. Top edge gilt. 111 pages plus 54 plates (27 full-page tinted plates printed in color facsimile from the original lithographs by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, after Brown's full-length silhouette portraits, mostly from life, and 27 full-page facsimiles of original manuscript letters by the subjects, with tissue guards placed between the portraits and facsimiles). Re-issue of the extremely rare original work published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, Hartford, Connecticut in 1845. A superb facsimile of high quality frequently mistaken for the original. Except for George Washington, all of the subjects were drawn from life. Subjects include John Marshall, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, De Witt Clinton, John Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, Henry Clay, John Tyler, Daniel Webster, John Randolph and others. Ink gift inscription on front free end paper. One of 600 copies printed in this legendary limited edition. The interior is in very good condition; all tissue guards are present and attached (one is just a small crease), and there appears to be absolutely no deterioration of any of the illustrations. Ageless eye candy. Enough said. Enjoy and may your spirits be cleansed with lucid imagery of the ages, Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 002500

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Brown, William Henry, 1808-1883) Brown, William H.

Published by G.A. Baker & Co.],, [New York (1931)

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Item Description: G.A. Baker & Co.],, [New York, 1931. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Gilt-engraved cloth, t.e.g., [2] + 111 p. + 54 plates (27 full-page tinted plates printed in color facsimile from the original lithographs by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, after Brown's full-length silhouette portraits, mostly from life, and 27 full-page facsimiles of original manuscript letters by the subjects, with tissue guards placed between the portraits and facsimiles). Re-issue of the extremely rare original work published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, Hartford, Connecticut in 1845. A superb facsimile of high quality frequently mistaken for the original. Except for George Washington, all of the subjects were drawn from life. Subjects include John Marshall, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, De Witt Clinton, John Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, Henry Clay, John Tyler, Daniel Webster, John Randolph and others. Ink gift inscription on front free end paper. One of 600 copies printed. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 010642

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Brown, William H.

Published by G. A. Baker, N. Y. (1931)

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Item Description: G. A. Baker, N. Y., 1931. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. Oversize. 111 pages, bound in blue buckram cloth, gilt stamping on the spine and front cover, with cloth internal hinges, light wear to the cover, internally fine, limited to 600 numbered copies, this is an unnumbered copy -- originally published in 1845 -- all plates and tissue guards are present -- see Howes 871 -- photographs of this are available on our website. Bookseller Inventory # 014643

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William H. Brown

Published by G.A. Baker & Co., New York (1931)

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From: Gregg Swem (Union Springs, AL, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: G.A. Baker & Co., New York, 1931. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. William H. Brown, and E.B. and E.C. Kellogg (illustrator). First Edition (Facsimile). An extremely scarce copy of this 1931 facsimile reissue of William H. Brown's "Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens, with Biographical Sketches, and Fac-similes of Original Letters," originally published by E.B. and E.C. Kellogg, Hartford, 1845. 1/600 copies, unnumbered. With 27 plates, complete. The striking silhouettes, reproduced here in duotone photogravures, were done from life by William H. Brown, and lithographed by E.B. and E.C. Kellogg. Subjects are Washington (frontispiece), John Marshall, John Quincy Adams, Richard Channing Moore, Andrew Jackson, John Forsyth, William Henry Harrison, John Caldwell Calhoun, De Witt Clinton, Richard Mentor Johnson, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Alexander Macomb, Martin Van Buren, Samuel Lewis Southard, Henry Clay, Henry Alexander Wise, Thomas Hart Benton, John Tyler, Levi Woodbury, Thomas Cooper, Daniel Webster, William White, Silas Wright, Nathaniel Potter Tallmadge, Felix Grundy, Dixon Hall Lewis, and John Randolph. Facsimile letters in the hand of each subject are on pages facing the lithographs. TEG. Gilt stamping on bluish-gray, cloth-covered boards. The heavy boards provide ample support for the weight of the book. 111 pp. Minor spotting on covers and spine; the interior is in very good condition; all tissue guards are present and attached, and there appears to be no deterioration of any of the illustrations. Size: Folio - over 12" x 15" Tall. Limited Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 005185

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Brown, William Henry:

Published by Hartford. 1845. (1845)

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Item Description: Hartford. 1845., 1845. 111pp. plus twenty-seven plates and twenty-six facsimiles. Folio. Original half calf and cloth covered boards, gilt pictorial cover, gilt-stamped spine, expertly recased, t.e.g. Slight foxing, but mostly clean and bright. A good copy, lacking the last page of text. An interesting piece of visual biography. This impressively large-scale work is significant for its lithographs of notable Americans of the 1820s, '30s, and '40s, showing the subjects in full-length silhouette profile, standing, against a tinted background, resulting in effective and evocative portraits. Included (after the necessary eulogistic frontispiece dedicated to Washington) are John Marshall, John Q. Adams, Richard C. Moore, Andrew Jackson, John Forsyth, William Henry Harrison, John C. Calhoun, De Witt Clinton, Richard M. Johnson, Joel Poinsett, Alexander Macomb, Martin Van Buren, Samuel Southard, Henry Clay, Henry Wise, Thomas Hart Benton, John Tyler, Levi Woodbury, Thomas Cooper, Daniel Webster, William White, Silas Wright, Nathaniel Tallmadge, Felix Grundy, Dixon Lewis, and John Randolph. Each portrait is accompanied by another plate displaying a facsimile of the subject's handwriting, usually in a piece of correspondence. All are based on sketches made from life by Brown. HOWES B871, "b.". Bookseller Inventory # WRCAM 28073

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