Kings of the Platform and Pulpit

Landon, Melville D. (Eli Perkins)

Published by The Werner Company, Chicago, 1896
Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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Gray covers with gilt titles and gilt and black decoration with similar features on spine. There is light edge and corner wear with some scuffing at top of spine. Overall aging and light toning/soiling on covers (see scan. ) Book is square and binding is secure which is unusual in this book. ; B&W Photographs & Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 570 pages; Book features short, several page biographies, reminiscences, photos and illustrations of famous speakers of the day, including: Twain, Bill Arp, Josh Billings, Bret Harte, Robert Ingersoll, Dwight Moody, Sam Jones and many more. This is an entertaining read as well as a great reference work on celebrities around the turn of the 20th century. This is a later, non-specified, edition, possibly the Second. The First appears to have been in 1893. Bookseller Inventory # 9129

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Title: Kings of the Platform and Pulpit

Publisher: The Werner Company, Chicago

Publication Date: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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