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Greeley, Horace; With An Appendix By James S. Pike Listings

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1 Greeley, Horace; with an appendix by James S. Pike Recollections of a Busy Life. A New Edition, with a Memoir of Mr. Greeley's Later Years and Death
New York The Tribune Association 1873 First Thus Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Ex-library, Riwaka Library (a small 19th century provincial New Zealand library, Riwaka is situated 5km from Motueka, in the upper part of New Zealand's South Island.) Rebound in late 19th Century half-calf library binding. Cloth lifting from boards. Hinges broken. Damp wrinkles to endpapers. One leaf nearly detached. A 1" tear to frontispiece. Creasing to frontispiece. Large 5" tear to one leaf. ; Uncommon in this edition. xv, [1], (17)-624 pages + frontispiece + facsimile letter + 2 plates + 5 in-text illustrations + an appendix of lxiii, [1] pages. Lacking the half-title page. The appendix is found between pages 430 and 431 (i.e. it precedes the section titled "Miscellanies".) Half-calf binding. "The 'Recollections' as prepared by Mr. Greeley, originally for a newspaper, are, in no full sense of the word, an autobiography. Many incidents of his life he preferred or was obliged to leave unmentioned; and certain slight memoranda of his life, subsequent to the period at which his own 'Recollections' close, may have a value to the reader of this volume." - from the Appendix. Greeley was an editor of the New York Tribune. Selected contents: Adieu to New Hampshire; A Year by Lake Erie; My First Experiences in New York; Log-Cabin Days; Socialism; Margaret Fuller; Beggars and Borrowers; The Great Senators - The Compromise of 1850; The Slavery Controversy; My Farm; Two Days in Jail; A Ride across the Plains; The Rocky Mountains - The Great Basin; Utah - Nevada; The Sierra Nevada - The Yosemite - The Big Trees; Secession - How Confronted; Abraham Lincoln; Jefferson Davis; Literature as a Vocation; Poets and Poetry; Reforms and Reformers. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 
Price: 182.25 NZD
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