Wanted—A Match Maker

Wanted—A Match Maker

Paul Leicester Ford

Historical / Historical Fiction / Fiction

First edition. Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy (Reed 94). Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902) was an American bibliographer, historian, and novelist. He is noted for his bibliographies of the works of many American founding fathers (Ford papers, MssCol 1043, New York Public Library). Decorations by Margaret Armstrong. Frontispiece and four tissue-protected black and white illustrations. Decorations two-toned. Dust jacket tanned and chipped at edges. Gift inscription on front free endpaper.
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The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him

The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him

Paul Leicester Ford

Historical / Historical Fiction / Fiction

The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford, 1894. The book chronicles the rise and progress of an ideal statesman, who resists the intrigues and corruption of American politics, while fighting for honor, sympathy for all classes, and the American Ideal. The book became a bestseller, being bought out as fast as copies could be printed. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902) was an American novelist and biographer, born in Brooklyn. He was the great-grandson (through his mother's family) of Noah Webster and the brother of the noted historian Worthington C. Ford.
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