New York: Johnson & Fry, 1861. hardcover. With Biographical and Historical Narratives by Duyckinck. 2 volumes. Extra illustrated title page, frontispieces, and hundreds of fine full-page engraved portraits. Thick 4to, 3/4 brown morocco, gilt- lettered spine with raised bands. New York: Johnson, Fry and Co., (1861). Very Good. very good.
Including orators, statesmen, naval and military heroes, jurists, authors, etc.