Publisher: New York: Hurd and Houghton; Boston: H. O. Houghton, 1876.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 9572.
Condition: Lower board slightly stained; fine copy.
Book ID: 25946
Description8vo, original decorated green cloth, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait and one plate.
Comments¶ A campaign biography for the reform Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes by fellow Ohioian Howells. A similar work at the beginning of Howells’ career, the Lives and Speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin (1860), had earned Howells his position as consul to Venice.