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The Life of Whitelaw Reid (Volumes I and II complete)

Royal Cortissoz

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1921
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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896 pages total; frontispiece black & white photograph of Reid to volume I; the frontispiece of volume II is of the peace treaty signing ending the Spanish-American War; publisher's specially bound presentation copy in 3/4 red morocco leather and cloth (by Stikeman & Co.); marbled endpapers and pastedowns, top edges gilt; ribbed compartments with gilt titles; many leaves unopened; front free endpaper has card tipped-in: "Compliments of Mrs. Whitelaw Reid"; endpaper of volume II has small New York Times clipping tipped-in (and causing a shadow on the opposing page) reporting Winston's Churchill's umbrage at this book's recounting of a purported slight to Churchill by Lord Morley; binding edges and corners show wear, as do front joints; some fraying at the top of spine of volume II; text is clean, tight and bright; despite its minor flaws, an attractive set in near fine condition; a biography of the famous newspaperman, politician, vice presidential candidate, and Ambassador to France and to the Court of St. James. Bookseller Inventory # 000446

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Title: The Life of Whitelaw Reid (Volumes I and II ...

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1921

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: Presentation Copy

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