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319 pp., portrait frontis; 8vo; green cloth with light foxing top edge; moderate offset tanning to pastedowns and endpapers; foxing at the lower leading edge of frontis & title page. In price-clipped dust jacket with foxing at flap edge and flap interiors; browning tape reinforcement and repairs at inside & outside edges. Illustrated with period reproductions.
This bizarre figure was a puzzle for half a century to his fellow wealthy New Yorkers and the whole United States. Henry Bergh, here emerges from obscurity as a colorful and stout-hearted crusader, the "friend of every friendless beast," founder of the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals."
Title: Angel in Top Hat.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography,
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: N.Y. & London, Harper & Bros.: 1942
Book Condition: Very good condition in Fair jacket, in protective mylar wrap
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: 4928
Keywords: 19th Century History New York Politics