A Life of Zachary Taylor; Comprising A Narrative of Events Connected with His Professional Career...
Fry, J. Reese

Phila.: Grigg, Elliot, 1847. First Edition First edition. Brindstamped dark brown cloth, spine letterd in gilt. 332 pps. plus 10 pps. of ads; illustrated with maps and woodcuts. Biography of Zachary Taylor published prior to and as a boost for his successful run for the presidency the following year. Details his roles in the Indian Wars and the Mexican War. A worn copy, scattered foxing, separation to the lower front gutter. Pencil ownership signature dated New Brunswick, NJ, 1849 on front fly. An early owner has sketched two Victorian era large-front-wheeled bicycles on the front pastedown in pencil. Good Cloth (Item ID: D5375)


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