First edition of President Benjamin Harrison’s Views Of An Ex-President, published in 1901. Octavo, 532pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt on spine, gilt signature on front panel. Frontispiece portrait of President Harrison, tissue covered, opposite title page. Light shelf wear, rubbing at edges. A scarce first edition publication from our 23rd President of the United States.
Comments: After Harrison’s service during the Civil War, he ran for the governorship of Indiana and then served as the Senator from Indiana. In 1888, he was nominated by the Republican Party for President of the United States, taking office in 1889. He was defeated for a second term in 1892 by Grover Cleveland.