Hay | John

Little Breeches and Other Pieces

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First impression of Little Breeches and Other Pieces by Colonel John Hay. Twelvemo, vii, [9] – 148pp, [8pp ads]. Contemporary green morocco, title in gilt on spine, raised bands. Marbled endpapers and top edge gilt. First impression with printers imprint at 2-3/8″ on verso of title page. (BAL 7814). Bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Issued in wrappers, which are still present.

Comments: John Hay would serve as the private secretary to President Lincoln until 1865. Along with John Nicolay, Hay would author a 10-Volume biography of President Lincoln called Abraham Lincoln: A History. During the McKinley Administration, Hay returned to government as the United States ambassador to the United Kingdom, and later the twelfth secretary of state.

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

John Camden Hotten, 74 & 75, Piccadilly

Edition

First Edition

Date Published

[1871]

ISBN
Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Near fine

Jacket Condition
Author

Hay | John

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