First Librarian of Congress, credited with developing political campaign methods stilll used today. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: John Beckley Zealous Partisan in a Nation ...
Publisher: The American Philosophical Society
Publication Date: 1973
Binding: Green Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description 1973. American Philosophical Society. 8vo. Hardcover. Fine in VG+ DJ. (E). Seller Inventory # E2161
Book Description Philadelphia, PA: The American Philosophical Society, 1973., 1973. Ex-college library copy. First edition. xvi, 312 pages. Hardcover: H 23.5cm x L 15.75cm. Lacks dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering, light residue from removed strip of library tape at spine heel and adjacent board corners and thus now with no exterior library marks. Two library sticker on front pastedown; past owner's personal stamp on front free endpaper; library stamp and ink notation on title page; pencil notations on copyright and dedication pages. No other library markings readily apparent upon a quick perusal and interior pages are otherwise quite clean. Binding retains some crispness. Still an attractive copy despite ex-library status. With Introduction, Postscript, Bibliography, and Index. Uncommon biography of early Republican Party activist John J. Beckley who is noted as the first American professional campaign manager on behalf of his efforts for Thomas Jefferson's presidential campaign in Pennsylvania during 1796 and 1800 as well as his role as the first Librarian of Congress from 1802 to 1807. ISBN 0871691000. Seller Inventory # DHB-2873
Book Description American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1973. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good / with Protective Cover. First Edition. Some light rubbing and edgewear. Text is clean and tight in binding, no ownership or other markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 073733
Book Description American Philosophical Society, 1973. Hardback. Condition: VERY GOOD. 1973. American Philosophical Society. Book - VG. DJ - VG, slight wear. 9x6. 312pp. 6 b/w illus. Seller Inventory # 367368
Book Description The American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1973. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus. 1st Edition. A first-rate study of one of the most important of the early Jeffersonian Republicans . Essentially , he served as staff to Madison , Gallatin and Jefferson while serving as paid staff to the House . This is an excellent copy . Very light wear to the dust jacket . Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover . Seller Inventory # 0011346