Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; G; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including shaken bindings to both volumes; volume 2 has water-staining to spine, upper gutter edge of text block, discoloration to spine; 'Albert S. Burleson' engraved by publisher on front board of volume 1; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; DG consignment; shelved above case 3.
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Albert Sidney Burleson (1863-1937) was a conservative Democrat and United States Postmaster General (1913-1921) and Representative (1899-1913). He is known for gaining cabinet support for instituting racial segregation in the US Post Office, which President Woodrow Wilson applied to other federal agencies. [wikipedia]