The Library of American Biography

Complete in 10 volumes. Sparks, Jared. Hilliard, Gray, and Co., Boston; 1839. Illustrated with 10 engravings. Decorated brown publisher’s cloth. 12mo. Very good.


Scarce complete set of biographies of prominent American authors, statesman and historical figures. Each volume with a frontispiece engraving. Original cloth with gold titling and an anchor design. Lovely condition overall. Volume 8 with a chipped spine crown; the rest of the set shows occasional wear, light chipping and rubbing to the extremities. Inscriptions and penciled marks to the prelims. Else fine interiors altogether.

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