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National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans -

by Evert A. Duyckinck

150 + Portrait illustrations!

Contents:

Two Volume Quarto Set of National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans: Including (152 Illustrations of) Orators, Statesmen, Naval and Military Heroes, Jurists, Authors, Etc., Etc., from Original Full Length Paintings by Alonzo Chappel with Biographical and Historical Narratives, by Evert A. Duyckinck.

Book Description:

New York: Johnson, Fry & Company, 1862; two volumes, 616 pages & 598 pages respectively, quarter leather with marbled boards, five raised spine bands as well as gilt spine lettering, 4to (9" x 11"). All edges marbled. The set presented here is in good condition, with conditions noted: some noticeable wear to the leather on both volumes, on raised bands and bumped corners, and mild rubbing to the boards of each as well. Both volumes have chipped and frayed leather on spine's heads and tails. Covers intact on both volumes. The binding is tight on each volume. Most of illustrations have protective tissue. Bookplate (James M. Clift Masonic Library) on the inside front cover and raised seal on page 51 of each volume. The text and some of the plates show scattered foxing in small areas, but overall very clean. 

Evert A. Duyckinck was a prolific editor of historical American reference works in the mid 19th century, and this National Portrait Gallery collection is among his best and most favored works. Contained herein are over 150 striking steel engravings of various famous American historical personages plus brief biographical sketches by Duyckinck.

VOL1:

BENJAMIN FRANLIN PATRICK HENRY SAMUEL ADAMS JAMES OTIS RICHARD HENRY LEE GEORGE WASHINGTON JOSEPH WARREN JOHN HANCOCK WILLIAM MOULTRIE JONATHAN TRUMBULL JOHN ADAMS THOMAS JEFFERSON RICHARD MONTGOMERY JOHN JAY ALEXANDER HAMILTON JOHN PAUL JONES JOHN STARK GEORGE CLINTON FRANCIS MARION DANIEL BOONE CHARLES COTESWORTH PINCKNEY NATHANAEL GREENE FISHER AMES JOSHUA BARNEY BENJAMIN LINCOLN ISRAEL PUTNAM HENRY LEE (LIGHT HORSE HARRY LEE) ROBERT MORRIS HENRY LAURENS HORATION GATES PHILIP SCHUYLER DANIEL MORGAN ANTHONY WAYNE HENRY KNOX JOHN BARRY FREDERICK WILLIAM VON STEUBEN GILBERT MOTIER DE LAFAYETTE ROGER SHERMAN FRANCIS HOPKINSON OLIVER ELLSWORTH RUFUS KING JOHN MARSHAL GOUVENEUR MORRIS ROBERT LIVINGSTON JOEL BARLOW JAMES MADISON WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE ALBER GALLATIN STEPHEN DECATUR WILLIAM WIRTH JOSEPH STORY ROBERT FULTON JAMES MONROE WASHINGTON ALLSTON STEPHEN GIRARD WILLIAM PINKNEY JACOB BROWN.

VOL 2:

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS DAVID PORTER JOHN JACOB ASTOR JAMES KENT JOHN JAMES AUDUBON DEWITT CLINTON OLIVER HAZARD PERRY JAMES LAWRENCE THOMAS MACDONOUGH JOHN RANDOLPH WASHINGTON IRVING ABBOTT LAWRENCE ANDREW JACKSON HENRY CLAY JOHN CALDWELL CALHOUN DANIEL WEBSTER THOMAS HART BENTON JAMES FENIMORE COOPER WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT ZACHARY TAYLOR JAMES KNOX POLK RUFUS CHOATE JOHN ANTHONY QUITMAN STEPHEN ARNOLD DOUGLAS JOHN CRITTENDEN WILLIAM HENRY SEWARD ELISHA KENT KANE CHARLES WILKES WILLIAM JENKINS WORTH EDWIN VOSE SUMNER MARTIN VAN BUREN SALMON PORTLAND CHASE JOHN TYLER JOHN CHARLES FREMONT FRANKLIN PIERCE ANDREW HULL FOOTE JAMES BUCHANAN MILLARD FILLMORE NATHANIEL LYON LEWIS CASS ORMSBY MCNIGHT MITCHEL JOHN WOOL ABRAHAM LINCOLN WINFIELD SCOTT GEORGE BANCROFT EDWARD EVERETT GEORGE MCCLELLAN HENRY WAGNER HALLECK AMBROSE BURNSIDE JOSEPH HOOKER BENJAMIN BUTLER JAMES SHIELDS THOMAS FRANCIS DUPONT DAVIE GLASCOE FARRAGUT DAVID PORTER HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW WILLIAM STARKE ROSECRANS WLYSSES S GRANT NATHANIEL PRENTISS BANKS ANDREW JOHNSON WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT.

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