The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan


Includes a terrific frontispiece engraving from a daguerreotype by Matthew Brady. 5 x 7.5 inches with 428 pages, plus ads. Bookplate on front endpaper. Light soil and edgewear, foxing to edges as well as first few/last pages. Heaviest on title page. Full title: "The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan, Late Minister to England and Formerly Minister to Russia, Senator and Representative in Congress, and Secretary of State: Including the Most Important of His State Papers."



  • The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan
  • R. G. Horton
  • Derby and Jackson, 1859
  • First edition