Milman | Henry Hart [William M. Evarts Association Copy]

Savonarola, Erasmus, and Other Essays – Reprinted From The Quarterly Review

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Octavo, xviii, 500pp, [32pp ads]. Brown cloth, title in gilt on spine, embossed decorative covers. Brown end papers. Light shelf wear at spine. Clean text. Signed by William M. Evarts on title page, with signature and “1871” date below signature. A unique piece from the library of an influential 19th Century American politician.
Comments: William M. Evarts served as Secretary of State, U.S. Attorney General and Senator from New York. He is best remembered for his service during the Andrew Johnson administration, where he served as chief council for the president during his impeachment trial. He delivered the closing remarks, which secured his acquittal. Evans served as Secretary of State for President Rutherford B. Hayes

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

John Murray

Edition

First Edition

Date Published

1870

Binding

Cloth

Condition

Near fine

Writer

Milman | Henry Hart [William M. Evarts Association Copy]