Boston, Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press: (1922)
Edition: 1st Edition
Seller ID: 8836
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good condition
375 pp., port. frontis, includes index, bibliography; 8vo; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt; pictorial endpapers; illustrated with 15 plates reproducing historical scenes and buildings. Spine gilt dull; minor erasure scuff top leading corner front endpaper.James Joseph Ayers (1830-1897), born in Glasgow, Scotland and migrated to America with his parents the following year. He was raised in New York and/or New Jersey being trained as a printer at the case, eventually traveling to St. Louis at 18 to become editor of The Republican. With gold fever in 1849 he took the Panama route head... View More...