(Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1900). A group of 25 Japan proof engraved portraits of notable Americans. 5 1/2 x 4 inches each. In a contemporary envelope from Charles Scribner's Sons, with the ink notation "Japan Proofs of the Beacon Biography Portraits." In excellent condition. Item #3383
These were issued in Small, Maynard & Company's series "Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans." Included are portraits of Agassiz, Audubon, Grant, Lee, Whittier, Hawthorne, John Brown, Webster, Jefferson and others.