Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1871. Mounted albumen photograph frontispiece + 222 pages. 12mo, gilt-printed green cloth; book ticket for Hudson Taylor Bookstore, Washington D.C.; light wear. Item #4059
First edition, of what is stated to be the first American book to compile information on the various Presidential administrations of this country. The photographic frontispiece is a collage of eighteen portraits of Presidents, from Washington to Grant, plus two views of the White House and the Capitol building.