London and Boston: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. and Small, Maynard & Company, 1899. xix, 141p. + 2p. publisher's ads, fine small photogravure portrait frontispiece, 5.5x4 inch blue cloth boards gilt with series panelling in blind on the front cover. Minor wear to boards and browning to endpapers, spine titling dim but quite legible; interior very good with a neat prior owner's signature; all in all a very good copy of the British first edition. Beacon biographies of eminent Americans.