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WHITMAN, Charles S. (1868-1947)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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New York's Republican governor from 1915 to 1919 (when defeated by Alfred E. Smith) first gained fame in 1912 when, as a Manhattan district attorney, he prosecuted a New York City police lieutenant for the murder of a Times Square gambling house operator. PS, 9¼" X 11 3/4", n.p., 1914 November 30. Very good. Photographic image (6" X 9") shows minor silvering, but is overall bold and quite striking; heavy mounting board shows slight edgewear and mild age toning. A dramatic head-and-shoulders portrait of a determined-looking Whitman, taken by noted New York photographer Pirie MacDonald, "Photographer of Men." Below his image, on the mounting board, he writes "Yours Truly / Charles S. Whitman / Nov. 30, - 1914." in black fountain pen. Despite mild wear, quite choice and attractive. Bookseller Inventory # 21976

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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