1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.
1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.

1900 1st Illustrated Edition in a nice binding - David Harum A Story of American Life by Westcott. Horse trading.

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(Description) 

Author: Westcott, Edward Noyes. illustrator: B. West Clinedinst. In-Text Drawings: C. D. Farrand.
Title: David Harum, A Story of American Life.
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company, (1900). First Illustrated Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: xvii-417 pages.
Binding: Very good half-green morocco leather binding finely bound (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing -  as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 9 full-page illustrations by B. West Clinedinst and the numerous in-text illustrations by C. D. Farrand.

The book: Attractive First illustrated edition nicely bound of David Harum; A Story of American Life is a best-selling novel of 1898 whose principal legacy is the colloquial use of the term horse trading. 

The author: Edward Noyes Westcott (September 27, 1846 – March 31, 1898) was an American banker and author. His father was an influential professor, dentist, dental college founder, and politician Amos Westcott who served as mayor of Syracuse. Edward's brother Frank Nash Westcott was a minister and author who wrote on Catholicism and two novels. Westcott is known best for his book David Harum, a novel set in upstate New York.

The illustrator: Benjamin West Clinedinst (October 14, 1859 – September 12, 1931) was an American illustrator and portrait painter. His sympathetic collaboration with the various authors gave his illustrations a special charm.


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