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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: 11021
The Field of Honor: Being a Complete and Comprehensive History of Duelling in All Countries . . .
Author: Truman, Ben C.
Publisher: New York: Ford, Howard, & Hulbert, 1884.

First Edition Duodecimo, about 7.5 inches, in bright red cloth decorated in gilt, beveled boards 599 pages. This copy belonged to James W. Denver, SIGNED BY DENVER in pencil, dated Feb. 1st, 1889, on the title page. The book contains a lengthy discussion of Denver's duel with Edward Gilbert, a San Francisco newspaper editor in 1852. Denver was the Secretary of the State of California at the time. Gilbert was killed. Denver later served for a short time as the Governor of the Kansas Territory, when, in 1858, the city which would become the capitol of Colorado was named after him. He later served as a general in the Civil War, and was considered as a candidate for president in the 70s and 80s but his rejection was generally attributed to the duel. The binding is sound but the last text page (577 is detached. The pages are somewhat toned but not foxed. There is a bookseller tag on the front pastedown. The covers are a bit soiled with a couple of fade spots, the spine is lightly but noticeably sunned, and the edges and extremities are modestly worn with minor fraying at the spine ends. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Price: US$800.00. Quantity available: 1.
 Appr.: | AUD 928.07 CAD 903.95 EUR 637.45 GBP 509.55 JPY 80000 MXN 10000 ZAR 8696 

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Seller and Location:
   Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB
1428 South Broadway
Denver, Colorado
80210 United States
Phone: 303.756.5821, Fax: NA; Toll Free 1-866-425-5225
Website: http://www.gcbooks.com/
Email: books@gcbooks.com

Seller's item number:
11021

Seller's Terms of Sale:
We accept check or Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover; PayPal; Billing to libraries and educational institutions; 30 day return for any reason and we pay pay postage both ways;
Media Mail shipping & handling $4.50 1st book; additional, $1.50 each; Priority shipping & handling $8.95 1st book; additional, $2.00 each; International shipping at cost. The shipping charge shown with your order assumes an over-sized book. If shipping is less, we will charge less. If shipping is more, we will contact you for approval. Surface mail is no longer available from the US. Postal regulations now require all international packages to be shipped by airmail. All jackets in Brodart covers. We will gift wrap and enclose your personal message. US Toll Free 1-866-425-5225.

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