DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY [with] SUPPLEMENTS ONE AND TWO
Price: 325.00 USD
(New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932-1958), AN IMPORTANT REFERENCE WORK AND A WELL PRESERVED COPY. A truly comprehensive reference for biographical information about significant American personages since the beginning of American history. It was conceived by the American Council of Learned Societies to be comparable in scope and scholarship to the British DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY of 1922 and remains an invaluable reference to this day. 11 volumes. An early printing of this important reference work. 8vo, original red cloth, the spines lettered in gilt over black labels bordered in gilt rule, the upper covers each with gilt lettering in a gilt device. A very pleasing, clean, well preserved set with only minor evidence of age.