Schuyler Colfax U.S. Vice President Biography 1868 Moore book w/ carte de visteBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Biography, Schuyler Colfax, U.S. Vice Presidents, Political Biographies).
The Life of Schuyler Colfax, by Rev. A.Y. Moore.
Published 1868, Philadelphia by T.B. Peterson & Brothers.
394 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait protected by original tissue guard. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Book comes with a loose CDV original photo portrait of Colfax which looks to date from the 1860's.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & spine decoration, embossed ruled cover & cover design. Old Historical Society bookplate to front pastedown.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time, bottom corner of text block displays old damp stain waviness. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine sunned uniformly, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/4" W.