THE JACKSON WREATH, OR NATIONAL SOUVENIR. A National Tribute, Commemorative of the Great Civil Victory Achieved by the People, through the Hero of New Orleans. Containing a Biographical Sketch of General Jackson until 1819. With a Continuation until the Present Day, Embracing a View of the Recent Political Struggles. Robert WALSH, Jr., James McHENRY.

THE JACKSON WREATH, OR NATIONAL SOUVENIR. A National Tribute, Commemorative of the Great Civil Victory Achieved by the People, through the Hero of New Orleans. Containing a Biographical Sketch of General Jackson until 1819. With a Continuation until the Present Day, Embracing a View of the Recent Political Struggles

Philadelphia: Jacob Maas, 1829. First Edition. Hardcover. Original gilt-decorated red morocco-backed marbled boards with matching morocco corners; 88 pages. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of Jackson, an engraved title page, 4 plates (the Golden Wreath printed on white clay-coated stock, The Battle of New Orleans, The Hermitage, and The Capitol), 3 engraved leaves of music (Jackson Grand March and Quick Step), and a large hand-colored folding map of the U.S. (with portions of the Oregon Territory and Mexico, including Texas) measuring approx. 17" x 19" and tipped in at the rear. HOWES W-68; SABIN101164. Published in commemoration of Jackson's inauguration, the campaign biography by Walsh, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF ANDREW JACKSON (Hudson, N.Y., 1828) here reissued with the addition of McHenry's substantial "Continuation of the Biography" and some additional matter. Light, sporadic foxing; plates quite clean thanks, in part, to the presence of the tissue guards; the map in beautiful shape with bright coloring. A lovely, close to Fine example of a book usually found missing the map or quite worn. Near Fine. Item #020555

Price: $1,000.00

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