The Life-Story and Personal Reminiscences of Col. John Sobieski (a Lineal Descendant of King John III, of Poland). to Which Is Added His Popular Lecture "The Republic of Poland" (Now First Published) and a Brief History of Poland.

SOBIESKI, John.

Published by J.L. Douthit & Son, Publishers, Shelbyville, IL, 1900
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Small 8vo. Emerald green cloth with black lettering and gold, white and orange pictorial giltstamping. xix, 384pp. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, 7 full-page illustrations (as called for). Very good. Mildest bit of edgewear. A tight, quite handsome first edition of this memoir by the Polish-born American attorney and Minnesota politician (1842-1927) who fought for the Union in the Civil War. Not in Nevins. Sharp copy of a rather uncommon title often found in less-than-sharp condition. The front board giltstamped Polish flag is striking and bright. Bookseller Inventory # 39347

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Title: The Life-Story and Personal Reminiscences of...

Publisher: J.L. Douthit & Son, Publishers, Shelbyville, IL

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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