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The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men: Iowa Volume

Published by American Biographical Publishing Company, Chicago, 1878
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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4to. Full brown blind-embossed bevel-edged calf with gilt lettering and crest, compartments, inner dentelle. 790pp. All edges gilt. Frontispiece, full-page heavy stock tissue-guarded steel-engraved portraits, marbled endpapers. Very good. Mild edgewear. A tight and handsome first edition of this hefty regional biographical dictionary. Scarce -- especially in such nice condition. Gilt caption around crest reads, "Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain." A choice copy of this quite difficult to find title. Bookseller Inventory # 35700

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Title: The United States Biographical Dictionary ...

Publisher: American Biographical Publishing Company, Chicago

Publication Date: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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