Item #019791 WASHINGTON. THE NATION'S CAPITAL. William Howard TAFT, James BRYCE.


(Washington DC): (National Geographic Society), (1915). First Edition. Hardcover. Full navy blue morocco leather ruled and lettered in gilt on the front cover, decorative endpapers. Illustrated with black-and-white and color photographic reproductions. Contains the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC articles "Washington: Its Beginning, Its Growth, and Its Future" by William H. Taft from the March 1915 issue, and "The Nation's Capital" by James Bryce. Also includes a four-page article by director Gilbert H. Grosvenor about the articles and the National Geographic Society. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the title page: "For J. B. McGhee/with best wishes/Wm. H. Taft/Jan'y 30, 1921/New Haven." Light rubbing. Near Fine. Item #019791

Price: $5,000.00