Daniel Webster His Life and Public Services
Banvard, Rev. Joseph

Chicago New York: The Werner Company, 1895. 399 pages; black and white portrait of Webster frontis illustration. A 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) by the American writer Joseph Banvard (1810 - 1887) "... many of his historical writings focus on such religious and spiritual lessons. His numerous publications on Daniel Webster, one of which “designed for American youth,” emphasize Webster’s religious conviction..." (Sara J. Ford in the ANB) This is the 1895 Werner Co. printing of the D. Lothrop & Co. original of 1875; front cover notes this as one of the Werner's School and Family Library Series. Approx. 5" x 7 1/2" size; original publisher's decoratively black and gilt stamped olive-brown cloth, gilt spine titles; a little edge, tips wear to the boards; contents clean and in very good condition.. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 26310)


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