Philadelphia: J.C. McCurdy & Co. 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 X 7 5/8 Inches. 585 PP. Very Good +. Item #504
Original maroon publisher cloth. Beautiful cover illustration of the "ladder of life" for James Garfield, culminating at the top with a gold embossed illustration of the White House. PO inscription on flyleaf. A bit of wear at gutters. Strong binding with nice endpapers. A notoiously difficult title to locate in collectible condition (which this copy is).