Men and Events of Forty Years: Autobiographical Reminiscences of an active career from 1850-1890.

Josiah Busnell Grinnell

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Hardcover no dj. . First edition copy. Fair in repaired condition, average condition for its age. Book has been repaired and now is straight, and tight. Has underlining and/or marginalia in pencil on internal pages. Former owner's name on ffep or inside front cover. Repairs include reinforced hinges; 2-inch clear plastic tape applied to external spine for protection. Signature of Carrie Grinnell Jones, Mrs. richard Johnes of 9 Concord Ave, apparently daughter or grand-daughter of author. Author's birth and death dates, places hand written onto fixed front endpaper in pencil. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1891. Hardcover no dj. Bookseller Inventory #

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Josiah Busnell Grinnell
Published by D. Lothrop Company, Boston (1891)
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Book Description D. Lothrop Company, Boston, 1891. Cloth. Condition: Fair. Octavo. Cloth Hardcover, 1891. . 426pp. + plates including tissue-guarded frontispiece. Gilt-lettered dark red cloth binding. Heavily worn and tidemarked surfaces; sunned spine. Extremities are bumped and exposed. Gutters splitting near the hinges; loosening preliminaries. Top edge gilt. Occasional pencil marginalia. Previous ownership markings in pencil and ink evident on the title page and endpapers. Extremely scarce in this edition. Seller Inventory # GRP27622986

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Grinnell, Josiah Busnell
Published by D Lothrop Company, Boston (1891)
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Book Description D Lothrop Company, Boston, 1891. xvi, 426p., tissue-guarded frontis, top edge gilt, hardbound first edition in maroon cloth boards with leather title label gilt as issued. Casing is somewhat scratched and edgeworn, and spine label rubbed and abraded, remaining legible; front hinge is cracked, tissue-guard foxed, rear hinge a little weak; all in all however, a good copy, with textbock square and sound, the gilded top edge right, no ownership or other marks. Author was, according to Wiki, the young man to whom Horace Greeley addressed his famous remark. Grinnell did go west and involved himself in railroads; returned and entered Congress; was an abolitionist and "conductor in the underground railroad," and sheltered John Brown in 1859 following anti-slavery raids in Kansas and Missouri. Seller Inventory # 191235

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