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American Orations:  Studies in American Political History (Four Volumes) by  James Albert (editor)  Alexander (editor) ; Woodburn - Hardcover - 1906 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

American Orations: Studies in American Political History (Four Volumes)

by Johnston, Alexander (editor) ; Woodburn, James Albert (editor)

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spines, front and rear endpapers, title pages, and table of contents.


NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spines, front and rear . endpapers, title pages, and table of contents.. 1906. Hardcover. Edited with an introduction by Alexander Johnston and "re-edited" with historical and textual notes by James Albert Woodburn. Green blindstamped cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on spines. Top edges gilt. In four volumes. A handsome reference set. "From the Colonial Period to the Present Time, selected as specimens of eloquence, and with special reference to their value in throwing light upon the more important epochs and issues of American history." The first volume covers colonialism, development of the Constitution and rise of nationality, the second and third volumes cover the anti-slavery struggle and secession, while the fourth is devoted to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Free Trade and protectionism, and financial and Civil Service reforms. ; Ex-Library .
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