The Young American's Library. Life of Daniel Webster, The Statesman and the Patriot. Containing Numerous Anecdotes. With Illustrations.
(Americana - 19th Century - Political Biography - Childrens Education - Daniel Webster)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1853. F 275 pages; black and white frontis illustration and others within. A young people's Life of Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852) American lawyer & statesman. "...Webster’s remarkable political, diplomatic, and legal careers were aided by his intellectual brilliance and personal magnetism. He contributed significantly to the concept of American nationality, to the idea of a perpetual Union, to perspectives on economic growth, to a modern legal system, and to the rising importance of the United States in foreign relations..." (Maurice G. Baxter in the ANB) Previous owner name in pencil on front endpaper. Approx. 5" x 7" size; original publisher's decoratively blind-stamped brownish-plum cloth, gilt spine titles (dulled); a little edge, tips wear to the boards; contents clean and in very good condition.. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 26309)


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