1055: 6 Bks (8 Vols), 4 signed (1 inscr to Elihu Root).
[Latin America/Pan-American Union/John Sherman]. 6 Titles (8 Vols), 4 signed. ++ John Barrett. The Pan American Union: Peace Friendship Commerce. 2 Copies (1 signed/inscribed to Elihu Root). Wash: (Privately Published), 1911. 8vo. Signed copy is in leather by A. Zichtl & Co., Washington, D.C. Gilt-stamped on signed copy’s front cover is “Hon. Elihu Root/ Chairman of the Governing Board/ 1905 – 1909.” On verso of its ffeps is an inscription “To Hon. Elihu Root, a great & true friend of peace, friendship & commerce among the American republics, with sincere regards & compliments of the author/ John Barrett/ Dec. 25, 1911.” Tipped to signed copy’s ffep is a photograph with “Harris & Ewing/ Washington, D.C.” embossed at lower left corner (photo faded). Unsigned copy is in original cloth. Both front covers soiled. Elihu Root (1845-1937) was Secretary of War (under Presidents McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, 1899-1905), Secretary of State (under Roosevelt, 1905-1909), and a Senator from New York (1909-1915). ++ Barrett. Panama Canal: What it is and What it Means. Wash: Pan American Union, 1913. 8vo. Orig cloth; good, soiling around top of spine and upper corner of covers. Half title signed and inscribed “To Charles E. Babcock… appreciation of his faithful service in the Columbus Memorial Library./ John Barrett/ July 20, 1913.” ++ William McKinley: Memorial Address by John Hay. NY: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., (1902). Worn at spine tips and corners. Printing C. BAL 7789. Ffep signed/inscribed “To E. J. Babcock/ with regards of John Hay.” ++ Edward Albes and J. Warshaw. Viajando Por Sud America. (1917). 8vo. Little external soiling, very good. ++ John Sherman’s Recollections Of Forty Years In The House Senate And Cabinet. 2 Vols. Werner Company, 1895. 8vo. Orig half leather and marbled board; worn, Vol I’s covers separated, Vol I lacks its spine. Autograph Edition, #571 of 1000 signed by John Sherman. ++ Sherman. Selected Speeches And Reports On Finance And Taxation, From 1859 to 1878. 1879. 8vo. Early half leather and marbled board; good. ++