Garraty, John A., and Mark C. Carnes, Editors. American National Biography. 24 Volumes. Complete set. Oxford University Press, 1999. 22,968 pages. Publisher's cloth hardcover. Volume one with one-half inch gash to spine. Ex-library with shelf location labels and property stamps, else very good. $250. * 1999 Dartmouth Medal Award Winner. American National Biography is the first new comprehensive biographical dictionary focused on American history to be published in seventy years. In chronological scope, the American National Biography ranges from the time of the earliest recorded European explorations up to the very recent past. The approximately 17,500 historical figures who are profiled come from virtually all walks of life.
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