Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1903. Hardcover. Eighteen volumes, first 17 bound in brown vellum boards with top edge gilt, volume 18 is in a brown buckram (apparently bound at a different time). Each volume has gilt spine lettering with the title, volume number, and individual volume subtitles. Each volume has a frontispiece, several of them in color. Volumes 1-17 have untrimmed pages. Good (ex-library with labels and stamps on spine, block, inside front and rear covers and title page verso. The boards have overall wear with brown tape along spines. Black marker along top and bottom of block. Pages and illustrations are otherwise very clean. Bindings are tight.). Item #185178
The entire 18 volume set. Each volume is illustrated with portraits and plates. "Four copies of the National Edition of the Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster, on L.L. Brown Paper Company's Hand-made paper, have been printed for presentation. This set is Number Two." "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."-website description.
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