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1928-1929 Stevens-Davis Men of America Complete Set of (52) with Box & Announcement

Lot Number 1444

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Men who shaped and molded our great nation are recognized for their game changing contributions to society with this 1928-1929 Stevens-Davis "Men of America" complete set of (52). Each of these fascinating eight-page booklets regales readers with stirring images and pertinent tales of leaders who notched their place in history by performing noteworthy deeds as soldiers, politicians, businessmen, athletes, inventors and other influential professions.


These reverent booklets show strong preservation quality with glossy covers, bold colors, sharp graphics, tight spines and clean surfaces, to earn a grade designation average of (EX to NM). Accompanying this well-preserved set is the stylish original factory box (EX-MT), designed as a faux book with a gilded embossed title device on the lid and two interior compartments intended to house equal shares of the booklets in tidy fashion. Also present is an "Announcement" pamphlet (EX) with promotional advertising copy and photos of some of the more prominent subjects featured in the booklet set.


The complete list of included booklets is as follows: #1 Theodore Roosevelt, #2 Thomas Edison, #3 John Pershing, #4 George Washington, #5 Charles Lindbergh, #6 Charles Schwab, #7 Benjamin Franklin, #8 Will Rodgers, #9 Robert Dollar, #10 Firefighting with D.W. Brosnan on back cover, #11 Independence Day with Thomas Jefferson on page six, #12 Richard Byrd, #13 Alvin York, #14 Abraham Lincoln, #15 Luther Burbank, #16 Charles Steinmetz, #17 Walter Camp, #18 John Wanamaker, #19 Miles Standish, #20 Walter Gifford, #21 George Goethals, #22 George Dewey, #23 Gustavus Swift, #24 William Hoskins, #25 A.P. Gianini, #26 Owen Young, #27 George Westinghouse, #28 Orville Wright, #29 James Davis, #30 Russell Conwell, #31 Cyrus Curtis, #32 Douglas Fairbanks, #33 W.W. Atterbury, #34 Elbert Gary, #35 American Athletes with Bobby Jones on front cover and Rogers Hornsby on back cover, #36 Donald MacMillan, #37 Frank Woolworth, #38 Elbert Hubbard, #39 E.M. Statler, #40 John Patterson, #41 George Eastman, #42 Haley Fiske, #43 John McCutcheon, #44 W.M. Burton, #45 Calvin Collidge, #46 Julius Rosenwald, #47 Harvey Firestone, #48 Alfred Sloan Jr., #49 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, #50 Cecil B. DeMille, #51 Walter Head, #52 Henry Ford



 
 
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