The Life of Clinton Bowen Fisk. With a Brief Sketch of the Life of John A. Brooks.

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1888. First edition. 8vo, original blue cloth, gilt lettering, 295 pages. Frontis portrait. A trifle rubbed and bumped; a very good copy. Item #12064

The campaign biography of the Prohibition Party presidential candidate Fisk, who had also been a Union General and the senior office in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. Fisk was instrumental in setting up free schools for African Americans in the South; the historically black university Fisk University is named for him. Neat small violet ink ownership stamp on the front free endpaper.

Price: $75.00

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