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Book of STEUBEN STATUE in Lafay.Park W., D.C.

Book of STEUBEN STATUE in Lafay.Park W., D.C.

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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: History: Pre 1920: Item # 32547
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Guest Book

Following FRONTISPIECE of the STATUE PHOTO ILLUS. Title page reads as follows: PROCEEDINGS UPON THE/ UNVEILING OF THE/ STATUE OF/ BARON VON STEUBEN/ MAJOR GENERAL AND INSPECTOR GENERAL IN THE/ CONTINENTAL ARMY DURING THE/ REVOLUTIONARY WAR/ IN WASHINGTON, D.C., DECEMBER 7, 1910/ AND UPON THE/ PRESENTATION OF THE REPLICA TO/ HIS MAJESTY THE GERMAN EMPEROR/ AND THE GERMAN NATION/ IN POTSDAM, SEPTEMBER 2, 1911/ ERECTED BY THE CONGRESS OF/ THE UNITED STATES/ COMPILED BY GEORGE H. CARTER/ AND PRINTED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE/ JOINT COMMITTEE ON PRINTING. Over to AUTHORITY TO PRINT PAGE and down to 17th line: Passed Senate April 2, 1912. 234p; 4to; MANY ILLUS./ leather bound; some edge and corner wear tho light; Grade is VG+ to Near Fine. Statue Stands in LAFAYETTE PARK across from the White House. INCLUDES info re: the FIGURES surrounding the Making of the STATUE including the Sculptor ALBERT JAEGERS. Cannot find a Printing Date but must have been shortly after the Authority to Print and circa that time period, 1912 - 1915. Interesting Book.