DescriptionHarriet Beecher Stowe. Men of Our Times; or Leading Patriots of the Day. Being Narratives of the Lives and Deeds of Statesmen, Generals, and Orators. Including Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of Lincoln, Grant, Garrison, Sumner, Chase, Wilson, Greeley, Farragut, Andrew, Colfax, Stanton, Douglass, Buckingham, Sherman, Sheridan, Howard, Phillips and Beecher. Hartford: Hartford Publishing Co., 1868.
First edition. Octavo. xiv, 575 pages. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Eighteen steel engraving portraits with tissue guards.
Green boards with dulled gilt title on spine. Author's facsimile signature in gilt on cover. Light foxing present on some of the portrait pages. Light wear to corners and to head and foot of spine. Small circular discoloration to front cover. Bookplate and owner's rubber stamp. Overall, a very good sound copy.
Stowe profiles the great men of the early and mid-nineteenth century, with greatest attention paid to Abraham Lincoln.
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