1. Creator/Author:
  2. Poore, Benjamin Perley, (8)

Perley's reminiscences of sixty years in the national metropolis /

Other Title:
Reminiscences of sixty years in the national metropolis; Perley's reminiscences : illustrated; Biographical sketch of Ben: Perley Poore.
Authors:
Poore, Benjamin Perley,
Item ID:
71200908406874; 71200908406875
Publisher:
Philadelphia ; Chicago ; Kansas City : Hubbard Bros., c1886.
Call Number:
F194 .P82
Physical Description:
2 v. (1101 p.) : ill., facsims., ports. ; 24 cm.
Topic:
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887.
Washington (D.C.) -- History.
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
United States -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.
Note:
Vol. 2 includes index.; "Volume 1 contains 544 pages; volume 2 contains 544 pages; this index, covering both volumes, properly pages from the sum of the two, viz.: 1088, so commencing on 1089"--Vol. 2, p. 1089.; "Illustrating the wit, humor, genius, eccentricities, jealousies, ambitions and intrigues of the brilliant statesmen, ladies, officers, diplomats, lobbyists and other noted celebrities of the world that gather at the centre of the nation; describing imposing inauguration ceremonies, gala day festivities, army reviews, &c., &c., &c."; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH SELECTED VOLUMES.; With: Biographical sketch of Ben: Perley Poore / contributed by his wife.; Bound in cloth, with leather spine and corners; with gold embossed lettering on spine and gold borders on cover.; "Balch Bros. & Graham, Boston; Jas. Morris & Co., Cincinnati; A.L. Bancroft & Co., San Francisco."
OCLC Number:
ocn712587381
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
Category:
Books & Pamphlets