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Philadelphia: Elliott & Beezley, 1888.. 1888.. Good. - Square 8vo, brown cloth (bumped & rubbed; tiny stain to front cover; spine faded with head & tail chipped & small area of staining) titled in gilt between double gilt rules with vignette of flowering stem stamped in black on spine, & in gilt with elaborate image of flower stamped in gilt & black & illustration of winter landscape mounted within gilt scrolls on front cover; a.e.g. 416 pp. (contemporary owner's name & address surrounded by pressed leaves on flyleaf with offsetting to endpaper; page edges slightly darkened). 56 B&W plates [portraits of authors]. Good.
Brief biographies with critical comments on authors from Chaucer to Mark Twain, Dante to Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Title: OUR ALBUM OF AUTHORS, A Cyclopedia of Popular Literary People
Publisher: Philadelphia: Elliott & Beezley, 1888.: 1888.
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 774
Keywords: LITERATURE; REFERENCE; AUTHORS; FRANK M'ALPINE; ILLUSTRATIONS; PLATES; PORTRAITS.