BLENNERHASSETT OR THE DECREES OF FATE A ROMANCE FOUNDED UPON EVENTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY. Boston: C. M. Clark Publishing Company, 1901. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-ix [x] xi-xii [xiii-xiv] 1-442 [443-444: ads] [445-446: blank], twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Charles H. Stephens, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, light blue, white and gold, spine stamped in gold, t.e.g. First edition. A historical novel about Aaron Burr, an American patriot who was ruined personally and politically when he shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1804. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 P-389. Early private owner's inscription 1 November 1901. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#156512).
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