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    [U.S. History]. Illustrious Men of the United States. Boston: J. Buffum, 1856. Second edition. Twelvemo. 96 pages. Illustrated with 30 contemporary hand-colored full-page woodcut portraits, but lacking the frontispiece. Publisher's full cloth with gilt-stamped titles and decorations on front cover and spine; blindstamped on rear. Covers rubbed with loss at spine ends and corners. Front and rear hinges starting. One preliminary leaf missing. First signature sprung and somewhat proud. Pages lightly toned with some small stains and foxing at front and rear. Woodcuts are somewhat crudely hand-colored. Generally very good. Sabin 34342
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