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Very handsome set, gently cared for. Books themselves are pristine with very white pages and page edges and attractive dark green boards with black and gilt title boxes at spines. All three contain a gift inscription at front free endpaper from the same person to the same person. Jackets are crisp and unclipped and shows only tiny faults other than small stain to upper back corner of one. They will arrive in brand new mylar covers for protection.Books show black and white portrait at frontis and are illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and facsimile documents. Volume I spans 1822-1851; Volume 2, 1852-1857; and Volume 3, 1858-1860. Tells the story of the man who began as the village tailor and held virtually every elective office available from alderman to President of the United States.Over 1900 collective pages.