First edition of 130 Pen Pictures of Live Men by Orlando Oscar Stealey, with an inscription from Joseph B. Foraker, Senator and Governor of Ohio.
Octavo, 473pp. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine and front cover. Top edge gilt, floral endpapers. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Solid text block, a touch of wear to corners. From the University of Cincinnati Robert S. Marx Law Library, with stamps to title page. Signed “With Compliments of J.B. Foraker” on title page.
Joseph B. Foraker (1846-1917) was governor of Ohio from 1886-1890, then U.S. Senator from Ohio from 1897-1909. Foraker is featured on pages 151-153 of 130 Pen Pictures, in which Stealey calls him “one of the leading Republicans in the United States.”