Washington: Men of Mark Publishing, 1906. First. hardcover. Many fine photo-steel engraved portraits. 5 volumes. 8vo, 3/4 contemporary maroon morocco, spines with elaborate gilt decoration, margins uncut. Washington: Men of Mark Publishing, 1906-1909. First Edition. Very good. very good.
Each biography is several pages. Many of the biographies contain genealogical information on the ancestors of each man profiled. The editor, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, was President of the College of William and Mary and son of United States President John Tyler.