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Boston: n.p., 1852.. 1852.. Good. - 24mo, brown cloth (bumped & rubbed; small pieces out from head & tail of spine; cloth split along front joint); titled & decorated in gilt on spine with floral vignette in gilt within floral decorated frame stamped in blind on front cover; the same pattern stamped in blind on rear cover. 64pp. (owner's name & address discreetly penned on front endpaper). Illustrated with a portrait of Henry Clay. Good.
Scarce. Not in Sabin.
"In the preparation of this little work, the compiler has taken great pains to present the friends of Henry Clay with an accurate sketch of the prominent events of his public life, his last sickness, death and funeral obsequies, as a memorial of this great statesman, and to present it in so attractive a form that it will be sought for as an offering of friendship, and as an ornament to the parlor table...." -- From the author's Introduction.
Title: THE CLAY MEMORIAL; OR THE DOMESTIC AND PUBLIC LIFE OF HENRY CLAY, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS LAST SICKNESS--DEATH, AND FUNERAL OBSEQUIES
Publisher: Boston: n.p., 1852.: 1852.
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 887
Keywords: AMERICANA; AMERICAN HISTORY; HENRY CLAY; AARON BURR; H.B. SKINNER; CLAY MEMORIAL; DOMESTIC AND PUBLIC LIFE; SICKNESS; DEATH; FUNERAL OBSEQUIES; SCARCE; PORTRAIT.