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The beauties of the Hon. Daniel Webster; selected and arranged, with a critical essay on his genius and Writings

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852, Rees, James, 1802-1885

Published by Langley, New York, 1839
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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This 97 page super-scarce gem, the original upon which countless print-on-demand books have been based, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in the publishers ORIGINAL binding. Said binding being brown cloth ornately blindstamped with floral design and a beautiful gilt title and ensigna on fron cover. Great shape for its age. Totally rock solid, tight and clean, if a bit dusty. Minor bumping and lightly scattered foxing. Peach colored endpapers seem to indicate it was rebound at one time, but in the totally original boards. At the time of this listing, this particular copy of this revered title appears not only to be the best one listed on the internet, but the only REAL one.Alas, when all is said and done and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, and you're ready to decide to invest some of your hard-earned cash in this lofty offering, please consider that this book does indeed have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006512

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Title: The beauties of the Hon. Daniel Webster; ...

Publisher: Langley, New York

Publication Date: 1839

Binding: Ornate Brown Cloth w Gilt

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: NOT PRINT ON DEMAND

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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