Curtis, George Ticknor

Curtis (1870) Life of Daniel Webster – 2nd Edition, former Secretary of State

The Life of Daniel Webster


In stock


Curtis, George Ticknor. The Life of Daniel Webster. (New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1870)

Octavo. Two volumes. vol. 1) xvi, 589 pages, vol 2) vii, 729 (errata tipped in before TOC). Volume one states it is Second Edition, volume 2 does not.  Three quarter bound in brown morocco with marbled paper boards, all edges marbled, marbled end papers. Frontispiece in each volume.

Condition: VG+. Minor bumping to corners, scuffing to cover, minor scuffing to spine. No foxing noticed, clean interior. Nice condition. Some transfer from frontispiece to title page in spite of tissue guard.

Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore. As one of the most prominent American lawyers of the 19th century, he argued over 200 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1814 and his death in 1852. During his life, he was a member of the Federalist Party, the National Republican Party, and the Whig Party. – Wikipedia












Additional information


Curtis, George Ticknor


The Life of Daniel Webster