Ingersoll. A Biographical Appreciation
first edition Hardcover
1911 · New York
by Kittredge, Herman E.
New York: The Dresden Publishing Co, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. g to vg. Large Octavo. xviii, 581pp., 10 plates, incl. frontispiece and double page facsimile letter. Original brown three-quarter leather over marbled boards with gilt lettering and tooling on spine; raised bands. Gilt top edge. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece portrait photograph with tissue guard. Title page printed in red and black. Biography of the American writer and orator Robert G. Ingersoll. Known as "The Great Agnostic" Ingersoll was active during the Golden Age of Free Thought, the mid 19th-century in the United States. Illustrated with nine full page b/w portrait photographs of contemporaries and one facsimile letter from Ingersoll to the author. Light wear along edges of binding. Inked note on back free endpaper. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. (Inventory #: 47892)