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Let Us Have Peace and Other Addresses

by Kingsley, Darwin P

Condition: Very Good

Privately printed by the New York Life Insurance Company, 1919. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition; 8vo; pp. [14], 13-439, [5]; 3/4 red morocco and marbled boards; elaborate gilt decorations and title to spine with 5 raised bands; slight wear to edges of covers and corners; roughly cut fore-edge; few small dark spots to upper part of spine; minor age-darkening to margins of first free page, else text clean; very good or better condition. Signed/inscribed by Darwin Kingsley on upper margin of title page. Contains Kingsley's speeches on different topics - Democracy, life insurance, golf, freedom, etc. Darwin P. Kingsley was president of the New York Life Insurance Company in the early part of the 20th century. He was known, among other things, for inventing and implementing new types of insurance. An interesting fact of these times was that civil rights leader Susan B. Anthony was one of their first female policy holders.
  • Bookseller: ZH BOOKS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000265
  • Title: Let Us Have Peace and Other Addresses
  • Author: Kingsley, Darwin P
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Privately printed by the New York Life Insurance Company
  • Date published: 1919
  • Bookseller catalogs: English Literature:Other; Books:English Literature:Other;


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