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The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1918 - (Continuation of # ABE-9146161493.) (244) William Cullen Bryant (HA’s literary colleague), 1-page document signed, August 1819, regarding the settlement of a legal case in Great Barrington; (248) Hugh McCulloch (Secretary of the Treasury whom HA admired), 1-page ALS to William M. Evarts, January 15, 1869, regarding a Supreme Court case; (252) Samuel Gray Ward (HA’s banker friend), 1-page ALS to HA’s journalist friend Charles Nordhoff, January 11, 1875, regarding a friend; (254) Samuel Bowles (HA’s journalist friend), 2-page ALS, October 15, 1855, regarding an article in his paper the Springfield Republican; (260) Roscoe Conkling (Senator friend of Ulysses Grant, despised by HA), 1-page ALS to J. F. Hurst, July 30, 1881, regarding a favor; (264) Adam Badeau (Ulysses Grant’s secretary and HA’s erstwhile friend), 2-page ALS to editor Robert Underwood Johnson, July 19, 1885, regarding a publication; (266) Hamilton Fish (Senator-Secretary of State whom HA admired), 1-page ALS, January 17, 1854, regarding citizenship; (280) James G. Blaine (Senator-Secretary of State whom HA distrusted), 1-page ALS, 1878, regarding meeting with Rutherford Hayes; (282) Samuel S. Cox (Congressman whom HA admired), 1-page ALS, nd, regarding a favor; (292) Timothy O. Howe (Senator whom HA disliked), 1-page ALS, nd, attesting to a friend’s qualifications; (294) Frederick Frelinghuysen (HA’s Secretary of State friend), 1-page ALS, November 25, 1882, thanking a colleague; (306) Francis J. Child (HA’s Harvard professor), 1-page ALS, nd, mentioning Richard Henry Dana, Jr.; (326) Wayne MacVeagh (HA’s Attorney General friend), 1-page ALS, nd, regarding a court case; (332) John Sherman (Secretary of the Treasury whom HA admired), 1-page document signed, March 13, 1877, certifying a financial transaction; (334) John P. Taggart (HA’s physician friend), 2-page ALS, December 21, 1881, regarding a colleague; (336) Edwin L. Godkin (HA’s journalist colleague), 2-page ALS, September 29, 1889, regarding a book review; (346) Whitelaw Reid (HA’s journalist friend), 1-page ALS, January 18, 1872, discussing sources for an article; (348) William Collins Whitney (Secretary of the Navy whom HA admired), 1-page ALS to Chief Naval Engineer Montgomery Fletcher, January 16, 1888, regarding military orders; (356) Mark Hanna (Senator whom HA admired), 1-page TLS to the Reverend J. E. Gilbert, April 7, 1897, regarding a meeting; (374) Sir Julian Pauncefote (British Ambassador whom HA admired), 4-page ALS to Caldron Carlisle, January 9, 1891, regarding the constitution of Canada; (384) William Tecumseh Sherman (Union General whose “Memoirs” HA admired), 1-page document signed, February 1867, certifying a military muster-roll; (398) Sir Charles Lyell (HA’s scientist friend), 3-page ALS, June 6, 1845, regarding a publication about volcanoes; (438) John Quincy Adams (HA’s grandfather), 1-page document signed, April 20, 1826, regarding a land sale in Ohio ----- Portrait engravings include: John Adams, Hannah More, Edward Everett, Martin Van Buren, George Ticknor, Daniel Webster, Robert Winthrop, Winfield Scott, Goethe, Beethoven, Tennyson, Thomas Hart Benton, Napoleon I, William H. Seward, George Peabody, Lincoln, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Longfellow, Benjamin Franklin, Gladstone, Richard Cobden, John D. Rockefeller, William Cullen Bryant, Ulysses S. Grant, Charles Sumner, Disraeli, Sir Walter Scott, Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes, Queen Victoria, Edward Gibbon, Whistler, James Watt, Jane Austen, Michael Faraday, Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams ----- From the library of Mark Holstein, with the noted bibliophile and author's (“’The unfortunate’ Dr. Dodd,” 1934; “Shakespeare: A Review and a Preview,” 1939; and “A Shropshire Lad,” 1942) library bookplate on the front pastedown. The bookplate was designed by Arthur Allen Lewis, whose woodcuts and wood engravings graced stories and poetry by Balzac and Whitman. A unique copy of a foundational work with a distinguished provenance [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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