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Title:Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions, from 1869 to 1879. (SIGNED COPY)
Price:GBP£50.00 (about USD$67.80)
Signed:By Author
Item ID:B009-2903
Publisher:Little Brown & Co, Boston, MA, 1879
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Little Brown & Co, 1879, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First, 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 double 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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