Bigelow | John

Some Recollections of the Late Edouard Laboulaye

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A privately printed copy of Some Recollections of the Late Edouard Laboulaye, signed by the author John Bigelow.

Small octavo, iv, 81pp. Full green cloth, trim hand-stitched with red thread. Title in gilt on front cover. Solid text block, touch of wear to corners, small white stain to rear cover. A near fine example.

Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: “Edward Isham / with the compliments and kind regards of John Bigelow / Highland Falls / Sept. 26. 1889.”

John Begelow (1817-1911) was an American Lawyer and historian. He served as the United States Minister to France (1865-1866) and Secretary of State of New York (1876-1877). A portion of these “Recollections” was read before the New York Historical Society at the celebration of its eighty-fourth anniversary, November 20, 1888. Bigelow played a central role in the founding of the New York Public Library in 1895.

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