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Some Recollections of the Late Edouard Laboulaye


Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1889
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12mo. Grey cloth with mostly-perished decorative red stitching at edges. 81pp. Very good. Mild edgewear and minor soiling; text block lightly age toned as usual. First edition, the sole printing of this lecture delivered before the New York Historical Society on 20 November 1888. Bigelow handsomely inscribes and signs the front flyleaf in rich brown ink: "Wm. E. Church Esqr / From his friend / John Bigelow / 21 Gramercy Park / Septr. 27, 89." Printed in a small quantity and fairly uncommon. Bigelow (1817-1911) served as U.S. consul general at Paris (1861-65) and U.S. minister to the court of Napoleon III (1865-66); co-owner and co-editor of the "New York Evening Post" with William Cullen Bryant (1846-61), he was also an accomplished writer and journalist who discovered and edited Benjamin Franklin's "Autobiography" (1868) and authored "The Life of Benjamin Franklin" (1874), "France and the Confederate Navy" (1888), "The Principles of Strategy Illustrated Mainly from American Campaigns" (1891), "Retrospections of an Active Life" (1909-13), "The Campaigns of Chancellorsville" (1910) and "The Peach Orchard, Gettysburg, July 2, 1863" (1910). Bookseller Inventory # 25702

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Title: Some Recollections of the Late Edouard ...

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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