Stevenson | Adlai E.

Something Of Men I Have Known

Second Edition



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Second edition of Something Of Men I Have Known by Vice President Adlai Stevenson, a presentation copy inscribed by Stevenson.

Octavo, xii, 442pp. Green cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine and cover. Stated “Second Edition” on title page. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Stevenson with 45 full page illustrations of notable people mentioned in the text. Numerous unopened leaves.

Signed on the front free endpaper months before his death in 1914. Inscription reads: “Hon. George A. San_ and Mrs. San_, with kindest regards of their friend / Adlai E. Stevenson / Bloomington, Ill / Jany 12th, 1914.” An exceptionally rare signed book from Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson.

Adlai Stevenson (1835-1914) served as the 23rd Vice President of the United States, in the second administration of Grover Cleveland. He ran for Vice President on the William Jennings Bryan ticket of 1900, but Bryan lost to William McKinley. Stevenson was the father of Lewis G. Stevenson, the Illinois Secretary of State (1914-1917) and his grandson, Adlai Stevenson II, ran for President of the United States in 1952 and 1956.

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