Item #62458 John W. Francis., M.D., LL.D. A Biographical Essay. New York, Henry T. Tuckerman.

One of a Few for Presentation

John W. Francis., M.D., LL.D. A Biographical Essay.

[New York: J. Widdleton, 1866].

First edition, special issue of the sheets from the Francis' Old New York (N.Y., Widdleton, 1861), issued with new half-title, and without the original title page. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Francis byt Julius Goldmann, and one other engraved plate [i-ii], [v]-ccxxxvi. 1 vols. 8vo. One of a Few for Presentation. Original purple cloth (slightly faded), lettered in gilt on upper cover "Memoir of Dr. Francis / Tuckerman". With the embossed library stamp of Arthur Koffler, M.D., on the flyleal, and with two newpaper clippings (savage reviews of the publication) tipped to the endsheets Item #62458

RARE. Special issue of the author's "Memoir of Dr. Francis", which appeared as pp. cxxxvi in Francis' OLD NEW YORK, published by Widdleton in 1866. Tickerman had a few copies of his text bound up for presentation, with the addition of a half-title (and the original title page removed), as here. This copy is inscribed on the flyleaf:

"William J. Hoppins Esq. / with the best regards of his friend / The Author. / New York. Jan 30. 1866."

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