Martin | Franklin H. [Charles Evans Hughes]

South America

First Edition | First Printing



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Inscribed to Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes, the first edition of South American From A Surgeon’s Point of View by Franklin H. Martin.

Small octavo, xix, 325pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine and front cover. No additional printings listed. Slight bowing to front cover, touch of rubbing to corners, a near fine example. Previous ownership bookplate affixed to front endpaper.

Inscribed on the front free endpaper “To Charles Evans Hughes / Secretary of State – With profound respect and devotion. Franklin H. Martin.”

The recipient of this copy, Charles Evans Hughes, had a lengthy legal education with a deep involvement in politics. He was an unsuccessful presidential candidate in the 1916 election against Woodrow Wilson, but was later appointed Secretary of State by President Warren G. Harding in 1921. Hughes remained in this position after Coolidge took office, eventually stepping down in 1925. He also served as the 36th Governor of New York, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States.

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New York


Fleming H. Revell Company


First Edition, First Printing

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Near Fine


Martin | Franklin H. [Charles Evans Hughes]


[Charles Evans Hughes]

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