First edition of And Tyler Too by Robert Seager II, a biography of President John Tyler and his wife, Julia Gardiner Tyler.
Octavo, xvii, 681pp, . Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, blue decorative embellishments. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, short closed tear to top edge, light wear to spine, bright illustrations and vibrant colors. An excellent example.
Considered the definitive one volume biography of the life of President John Tyler and his second wife, Julia Gardiner. This work was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1963. Seager also wrote extensively on the life of Alfred Thayer Mahan.