This antique hardcover book is bound in dark green cloth boards, with gilt spine lettering and etched decorations on the front and spine. Some edgewear; spine slightly faded; bookplate from private, 19th-century library on frontispiece; some foxing. Most inner pages clean. The author offers biographical sketches of Benjamin Franklin, the Rev. Jonathan Edwards, Chief Justice Marshal, Dr. Rittenhouse, Eli Whitney and Robert Fulton. 356 pages; approx. 5"x8".
- Lives of Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of America
- James Wynne
- D. Appleton & Co., 1850
- First edition