Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1871. First Edition. thin 12mo., 23pp.; VG; original printed orange paper wrapper; housed in a quarter morocco slipcase with chemise; in excellent condition; John Hay's first book with was preceded by some broadsides only. A career diplomat, he served early on as Lincoln's Secretary during the Civil War, and proceeded to become Secretary of State under McKinley; GP consignment; shelved case 0.
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