Portraits of United States Senators 1856 Antebellum Senate illustrated rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Portraits, United States, Senate, Antebellum United States).
Portraits of United States Senators with a Biographical Sketch of Each.
Published 1856, Claremont, New Hampshire by Tracy, Kenney & Company.
119 pages. Text in English. 57 wood engraved portraits.
Period cloth binding, blind embossed spine and cover decorations, gilt cover title lettering and decorations including American Eagle.
Moderate foxing throughout, otherwise sound and tight.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.
Portraits include:Hannibal Hamlin * James W. Bradbury * James Bell * John Parker Hale * Moses Norris, Jr. * Solomon Foote * Jacob Collamer * William Upham * Charles Sumner * Henry Wilson * John Davis * John H. Clarke * Charles T. James * Truman Smith * Isaac Toucey * William H. Seward * Hamilton Fish * Jacob W. Miller * Robert F. Stockton * James Cooper * Richard Broadhead * Presley Spruance * J. A. Bayard * James Alfred Pearce * James M. Mason * Willie P. Mangum * Andrew Pickens Butler * W. F. De Saussure * William C. Dawson * Robert M. Charlton * Jeremiah Clemens * Walter Brooke * Stephen Adams * Pierre Soule * S. W. Downs * Jackson Morton * Stephen Russell Mallory * Gen. Sam Houston * Thomas J. Rusk * John Bell * James C. Jones * Archibald Dixon * Joseph Rogers Underwood * Salmon P. Chase * Benjamin F. Wade * Charles W. Cathcart * Jesse D. Bright * Stephen Arnold Douglas * James Shields * Lewis Cass * Alpheus Felch * Solon Borland * Augustus C. Dodge * George Wallace Jones * Henry Dodge * John B. Weller * William M. Gwin.