The Life and Letters of John Hay . Volumes 1 & 2 (Complete Set in 2 Volumes)

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: £25.00

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Both volumes uniform in burgundy coloured cloth-covered boards with gilt titling to the spines. No dust-jackets. Extremities rubbed, corners and head/tail of spines bumped/rubbed. Some marks, but overall sound tight covers. Some patching where an old library label/numbers would have been - but overall the set looks quite good. SEE IMAGES. Both volumes now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and look quite Good. (Images taken without the new clear covers. ) Internally e/p's browning. An Ex-library label stuck to both front pastedowns, and a 'Withdrawn from stock' stamp on each of the front free endpapers. On Volume 2 ONLY there is also a lengthwise 'hole' (5cm x 0.5 cms) near the inner top of the front free endpaper and 2 small (1.5 cm diam) 'decorative' purple stamps on the reverse of the half title. All Hinges sound (slight indications of re-glueing). NO OTHER LIBRARY MARKS or other marks, that I can see, on either volume. Volume 1 = (x) + (4) + 456 pp and Volume 2 = (8) + 448 pp. Photogravure frontispieces to both volumes and 10 (on 9) other illustrations to Volume One. 'Rough-cut' page edges, which are lightly browning in places, but overall both books internally are clean, tight and bright. "John Milton Hay (1838 -1905) was an American statesman and official whose career in government stretched over almost half a century. Beginning as a private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln, Hay's highest office was United States Secretary of State under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Hay was also an author and biographer, and wrote poetry and other literature throughout much of his life." . SEE IMAGES. This set is overweight and will require extra postage for INTERNATIONAL buyers ONLY, depending on your location. Please enquire for postal costs. ; Ex-Library; Each volume a Large 8to

Title: The Life and Letters of John Hay . Volumes 1 & 2 (Complete Set in 2 Volumes)

Author Name: Thayer, William Roscoe

Categories: Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, History & Politics. Churchill, Reference & Law, American Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London and Boston, Constable and Company Ltd / Houghton Mifflin Company: 1915

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001329

Keywords: Letters. Biography. The Life And Letters Of John Hay (complete Set In 2 Volumes) By W. R. Thayer John Hay. Abraham Lincoln. Secretary To Lincoln. United States Secretary Of State Under Presidents William Mckinley And Theodore Roosevelt. Hay Was Also An Author And Biographer, And Wrote Poetry And Other Literature Throughout Much Of His Life Wrote - Pike County Ballads; The Bread-winners; , Abraham Lincoln: A History, Social History.