The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans

Longacre, James B. / Herring, James

Published by The Arno Press/The New York Times, 1970
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438 pp. 39 b&w illustrations. Indicies of subjects and engravers. Volume IV of the four volume set. A facsimilie of the original 1839 edition originally published by Longacre and Herring in New York and Philadelphia. Biographies of distinguished American patriots from John Adams to Nicholas Biddle. Internally clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles on the backstrip and front panel. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005937

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Title: The National Portrait Gallery of ...
Publisher: The Arno Press/The New York Times
Publication Date: 1970
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Facsimile

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Herring, James and James B. Longacre.
Published by New York: Monson Bancroft, No. 389, 1835. (1835)
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Book Description New York: Monson Bancroft, No. 389, 1835., 1835. Quarto, paperbound, unpaginated. Fair, with chipping to spine and covers; interior clean & tight. Art, Americana, U. S. History, United States History, American History. xslic. Bookseller Inventory # 3272bd

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Herring, James ; Longacre, James B.
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Book Description ReInk Books, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1834 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Bookseller Inventory # 454130025

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Herring, James ; Longacre, James B.
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Book Description ReInk Books, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1836 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Bookseller Inventory # 454131998

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Herring, James ; Longacre, James B.
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Book Description ReInk Books, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprinted from 1835 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Bookseller Inventory # 454137384

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Longacre, James B.; Herring, James
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Book Description Henry Perkins, Philadelphia, 1836. Leather_bound. Book Condition: Fair. First Edition. 4to. [9], various pagination for each portrait, [3]. Engraved portraits. Black embossed covers with gilt designed borders on covers. 4 raised bands and gilt title and designs on spine. Gilt edges. Moderate to heavy foxing to contents. Front cover split vertically up the front joint and is loose but attached. Edge wear to boards. Fair only. Bookseller Inventory # 4751

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LONGACRE, James B. and James Herring
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Book Description Henry Perkins [and others], Philadelphia, 1833. Softcover. Conducted by James B. Longacre, Philadelphia, and James Herring, New York, under the Superintendence of the American Academy of Fine Arts. Part XXII (this part only). 10, 14pp. Two engraved portraits (foxed), with tissue guards. Includes the portrait and 14 page biographical sketch of Daniel Boone; despite the title, Joseph Warren was not included in this part. Original printed yellow wrappers (soiled, upper spine eroded, rear wrapper marked in pencil); some insect marking at upper corner (not affecting text). Good copy and quite scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 358725

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James B. Longacre and James Herring (Editors)
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Book Description Arno Press, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. FOUR VOLUME SET. Hardcovers. Ex-Library with associated markings; text proper is clean. General mild shelf wear. Bindings solid and square; corners sharp. No dust jackets (as issued). Bookseller Inventory # 1103210001

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Longacre, James B.and Herring. James
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Book Description James B. Longacre, Philadelphia PA, 1846. Hardcover Leather. Book Condition: Fair. 7 x 10 1/2" Tall Biography FAIR-GOOD LEATHER . Red leather covers are ornately blindstamped and bordered in still-bright gilt. Front cover and spine have pulled way but remain attached to rear. Top of spine has a tear. Some pencilled scribbling on pastedowns. A lot of foxing and page browning, but all text is readable. Contemporaneous (?) handwritten comments mostly critical literary quotes, applied to many of the individuals, Unpaginated. Bookseller Inventory # BR003918

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Longacre, James B. and James Herring.
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Book Description John B. Longacre,, Philadelphia, 1839. First edition.. 8vo. Thirty-nine biographies (varying in length from four to 14 pages) with plates. Biographies include John Adams, Abigail Adams, Samuel Adams, Jonathan Trumbull, John Rutledge, Thomas McKean, etc. Portraits. Cover is worn, water spotting throughout, pages discolored and spotted, otherwise good. Hard cover, black leather binding with gilt titles and decoration, all page edges gilt. Bookseller Inventory # 17190

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Book Description Monson Bancroft, 1834. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Red leather cover with gilt scrollwork and decoration, cover shows moderate wear and tear, rubbing and edgewear, soiling and staining. All edges gilt. Some juvenile scribbles on the blank prelims. Pages show some foxing, tissue dividers are heavily tanned, text and pictures are intact and unmarred. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001474265

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