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Building and Ruling the Republic with Lives of the Presidential Candidates by  James P Boyd - Hardcover - 1884 - from Quadrant Book Mart and

Building and Ruling the Republic with Lives of the Presidential Candidates

by Boyd, James P

Condition: Fair/None

Philadelphia, PA: J. C. McCurdy & Co., 1884. Hardcover. Fair/None. Brown cloth boards stamped with gilt and black decoration and black titling on front cover and spine, rubbed and stained, esp. on back. Extremities badly rubbed; spine ends frayed. Corners bumped. Hinge cracked at last page. That last page and rear end papers are chipped along edge. Owner's name and address in pencil on pastedown and decorative script inked on ffep, also in pencil on verso and pencil calculations on ffep and a fep; no marginalia or underlining. light foxing on title page and periodically throughout. Front hinge cracked and shaky. 8vo. BOOK INFO: Contents in four parts, I. Building: (Geographically, Politically, Industrially); II. Ruling: (Nationally, and By States Through Parties); III. Living Questions: (Civil Service Reform, Polygamy, Prohibition, Protection and Free Trade, Surplus Revenue); and IV. Lives of the Candidates: (For President and Vice-President, 1884). The Democratic side of the campaign is paginated separately as an additional 67 pp. of Part IV. With as engraving of the White House as frontispiece, protective tissue intact. B&W illustrations. U.S. History; American History; Campaign of 1884; James G. Blaine; John A. Logan; Hon. Stephen Grover Cleveland; Hon. Thomas A. Hendricks; U.S. Politics
  • Bookseller: Quadrant Book Mart US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10875
  • Title: Building and Ruling the Republic with Lives of the Presidential Candidates
  • Author: Boyd, James P
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair/None
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. C. McCurdy & Co.
  • Place: Philadelphia, PA
  • Date published: 1884
  • Pages: 784


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