Lot 7: ANTIQUE 1882 HC Biography of Alexander Hamilton
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: Bidders will note that lot(s) with very low Staring Bids, i. e. $1-$5, should in no way see the Starting Bid of $1-$5 as the Book Barnâs judgment on the value of the item(s) contained in the lot(s). We have been in the Used/OP book business for 30+ years & have a LOT of inventory, with more piling up weekly. (Sometimes it seems to us that books breed at night, so there are always more of them over time!) There is NO reserve on these lots. These low Starting Bid lot(s) are meant to lower our inventory by providing bidders the opportunity to buy material at a low pricesâwe call it the "Eek" price; as in "Eek! Thatâs all it sold for?" Our lack of storage is your opportunity to buy material at a low price. ANTIQUE 1882 Hardcover Biography of "Founding Father" Alexander Hamilton. "American Statesmen Series: Alexander Hamilton" by Henry Cabot Lodge. HARDCOVER 1882 Houghton, Mifflin & Company 1st Edition, 1st Printing w/ Date: "1882" on Title page, "Copyright 1882" & no additional printings on copyright page. Nice Collectible 1st edition 1st printing hardcover copy. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). From the "American Statesmen Series of uniform volumes published by Houghton, Mifflin. "A complete life of Alexander Hamilton, (1755-1804) who was a founding father of the US, chief staff aide to General George Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system as the1st Secretary Of The Treasury, the founder of the Federalist Party, the world's first voter-based political party, and the Father of the United States Coast Guard." The author, Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was an American Republican Senator and historian from Massachusetts. Lodge received his PhD in history from Harvard. He was a long-time friend and confidant of Theodore Roosevelt. Lodge had the role (but not the official title) of the 1st Senate Majority Leader. He is best known for his positions on foreign policy, especially his battle with President Wilson in 1919 over the Treaty Of Versailles. Lodge demanded Congressional control of declarations of war; Wilson refused and blocked Lodge's move to ratify the treaty with reservations. Previous owner's name/address on half-title page, o/w internally tight & unmarked, pages very slightly age toning but not brittle. Binding Exterior; light expected handling wear with scattered rubbing at edges especially at head/foot of spine; but lettering/decoration bright. TEG (Top fore edge Gilt). NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Good Plus Condition