National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including Orators, Statesman, Naval and Military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, Etc. Volume II
by Duyckinck, Evert A
Concord, California, United States
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Johnson Fry, NY,. Fair/Unknown. Alonzo Chappel. Quarto, hardcover, cover loose, heavily foxed, spine strip missing, moisture stain at bottom spine edge, from portrait paintings by Alonzo Chappel. Biographical and historical narratives by Duyckinck. Each about 3 pp. long. Paintings very lifelike and look almost like photos, great detail in b & w. Begins with Adams Book was published before Lincoln, before photography. would guess early 1800's. Polk is included, 11th president of the U.S. 502 pp.
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- Duyckinck, Evert A
- Alonzo Chappel
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