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Mathew Brady's Great Americans

Brady, Mathew

Published by Time-Life Books, 1976
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
From Scott Emerson Books, ABAA (El Cajon, CA, U.S.A.)

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Decorated Folding Portfolio. Portfolio of 10 photographs, taken by Mathew Brady, of prominent 19th. century Americans. Printed from the original glass negatives in the collection of Frederick Hill Meserve. SIGNED by Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt as trustee of the collection. Contained in a solander box, the covers of which replicate marbling with gilt stamping. This is #1920/2500. Each image, approximately 3 x 5 inches in size, is tipped-onto an 8 x 10 heavy folded paper; each is blind stamped and hand-numbered and each contains a brief essay on the sitter. There is also an 8x10" enlargement of Abraham Lincoln, which is one of the included photographs. The photographs incuded are of Abraham Lincoln, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Samuel F.B. Morse, William Tecumseh Sherman, Henry Ward Beecher, Phineas Taylor Barnum, Edwin Thomas Booth, David Glasgow Farragut, Mary Todd Lincoln, and Oliver Wendell Holmes. All images are fine with tissue overlay. Some of the tissues are creased. The wrap-around band is still present. The pamphlet written by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. is also fine. The box shows some light wear and "bubbling" to the front paper. One corner of the lid is split. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 4035

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Title: Mathew Brady's Great Americans

Publisher: Time-Life Books

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Edition: First Edition

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