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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #180
DepartmentBooks
Sold For$950.00(hammer price)
 $1,140.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 16, 2018

Description

NINE CAMPAIGN BIOGRAPHIES AND SONGBOOKS
1) The Clay Minstrel; or, National Songster to Which Prefixed a Sketch of the Life, Public Services, and Character of Henry Clay by John S. Littell. (N.Y.: Greeley & M'Elrath and Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait and Co., 1844.) 2nd ed., enlarged. Illus. throughout, including a frontispiece bust portrait of Clay. 32mo. Blue boards with gilt lettering and decoration. 2) The Harrison Medal Minstrel. Comprising a Collection of the Most Popular and Patriotic Songs, .... (Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliott, et al, 1840.) 32mo. Wraps with medallion portrait of "Major General William H. Harrison". 3) Taft and Sherman Campaign Songster 1908 18mo. Wraps with red and blue lettering and decoration, including a jugate portrait of William H. Taft and James S. Sherman. 4) Sketches of the Life and Writings of James Gillespie Birney by Beriah Green. (Utica, N.Y.: Jackson & Chaplin, 1844.) 12mo. Buff wraps. 5) Life of James Buchanan Together with Portraits of U. States Senators. Buchanan biography by O. Jerome bound together with "Portraits of United States Senators, with a Biographical Sketch of Each". (Claremont, N.H.: Tracy, Kenney & Co., 1856.) Frontispiece bust portrait of Buchanan. Oval portraits of Senators above their signatures. 16mo. Blue-green wraps. 6) The Life, Campaigns, and Public Services of General McClellan. .... (Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson & Brothers, 1864.) 12mo. Wraps with bust portrait of George McClellan on cover. Advertisements on inside covers and rear pages. 7) Life of Hon. Grover Cleveland, .... (Political Publishing Co., 1892.) Frontispiece jugate portrait of Cleveland and Adlai Stevenson surrounded by polychrome images of a flag, the Capitol, the White House, etc. Black and white photographic portraits of other political notables throughout. 12 mo. Blue cloth with polychrome and gilt decoration. Aem. 8-9) Two copies: Sketch of the Life and Character of Rutherford B. Hayes ... by William D. Howells. (N.Y.: Hurd and Houghton, et al, 1876.) 16 mo. One in green cloth with black lettering and decoration. Frontispiece three-quarter-length portrait of Hayes protected by tissue guard. Other in wraps with same portrait of Hayes on cover. Advertisements at rear of both volumes."

Condition

All exhibit toning, foxing, chipping and wear commensurate with age. Collations not verified. 1) Corners lightly bumped. Ink inscription on endpapers. 4) Cover with more significant loss and is coming loose. 5) Cover off but present. 8) Corners bumped. 9) Tear upper left corner of cover. Signature on cover underneath title.

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