National Portrait Gallery of
Eminent Americans -
by Evert A. Duyckinck
150 + Portrait illustrations!
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.
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.
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
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.
ITEM # PORT150