The Illustrious Life of William McKinley: our Martyred President. Murat Halstead.

The Illustrious Life of William McKinley: our Martyred President

[Chicago?]: 1901. Salesman's dummy, consisting of variously paginated specimen pages and plates, followed by publisher's announcements and a group of ruled leaves for recording subscribers' names (including an actual order penciled in), concluding with photographs of the two versions of the book that could be purchased in texoderm or morocco. Sample of spine binding not present on this copy, and no evidence of same being present. Bound in original light brown cloth with lettering and design stamped in gilt on upper cover. Photograph of William McKinley mounted on upper cover. Sample of lettering and design in gilt on lower cover. Very good with bumping and wear to the boards and some loss to gilt. Item #163

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