Townsend, G. W.
Title MEMORIAL LIFE OF WILLIAM MCKINLEY: OUR MARTYRED PRESIDENT.
Binding Hard Cover
Publisher No Place. No Date. (1901: D. Z. Howell).
Seller ID 80-0415
520pp. sm4to. Embossed slate blue cloth with gilt lettering on the cover & spine. The cover also has 2 small gilt wreathes; decorative shields, ribbons & bows, & rectangular borders around the title in black; an outer border in green & black; & a green black wreathe around a pastedown b/w cameo photo of McKinley. The spine bears the title 'Life and Public Services of William McKinley' & 'Memorial Volume' in gilt along with ribbons & a wreathe over a fasces in green & black. All edges marbled. Decorated endpapers in light green. Many b/w photo plates. Since there are several very similar Books with slight variances in the full-title text, here it is for those who beg my indulgence: OUR MARTYRED PRESIDENT As a Man, the Noblest and Purest of his Times. As a Citizen, the Grandest of his Nation. As a Statesman, the Idol of Millions of People. MEMORIAL LIFE OF WILLIAM MCKINLEY Containing a full account of his early life; his ambition to obtain an education; his brilliant career as a soldier in The Civil Was; his patriotic record as a member of congress and Governor of his state; his able administration as President, etc. Including A Thrilling Account of his assassination; his heroic struggle for life; hope of recovery suddenly blasted; profound sympathy and anxious suspense of the whole civilized world, Etc. Together With A Full HISTORY OF ANARCHISM AND ITS INFAMOUS DEEDS By COL. G. W. TOWNSEND The Well-Known Author With an Introduction By HON. JAMES RANKIN YOUNG Member of Congress and formerly Clerk of the United States Senate INCLUDING THE LIFE OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT Profusely Embellished with Superb Engravings. I strongly suspect that this book was sold by subscription only. Very slightly shaken, gilt on spine shows wear & dulled on cover, spine extremes worn o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects.
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