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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions, from 1869 to 1879. (SIGNED COPY)

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Title:Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions, from 1869 to 1879. (SIGNED COPY)
Price:GBP£50.00 (about USD$62.60)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:B009-2903
Publisher:Little Brown & Co, Boston, MA, 1879
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Little Brown & Co, 1879, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Inscribed by Author

inscribed on front free endpaper by the author, Robert C. Winthrop, senator, lawyer, philanthropist and one time Speaker of the House of Representatives with the words: "Capt. George Winthrop R. N. from his friend and kinsman, Robt. C. Winthrop. Boston July, 1879." brown endpapers. b/w. frontis. portrait of the author with tissue guard. Contents include speeches & addresses to the Massachusetts Historical Society on many subjects such as the 250th anniversary of the landing of the pilgrims, the centennial celebration of the Boston tea party & the great Boston fire. Also addresses to the Peabody Education Trust & other bodies. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 566 pages. Previous owner's name ink-stamped on front endpaper: "C. W. M. Swithinbank". (Charles Winthrop Molesworth Swithinbank, the British glaciologist & polar specialist, was a descendant of Admiral George S Winthrop the cousin of Robert C Winthrop). Gilt titles spine. slight crack to front hinge. green cloth with bevelled edges & blind-stamped doulble outer borders front & rear.. Includes appendices & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; American History; Massachusetts; Education; United States; 19th century; Groups, Clubs & Associations. Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2903.
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