Autobiography of Charles Clinton Nourse Prepared for Use of Members of the Family. Containing the Incidents of More Than Fifty Years' Practice at the Bar in the State of Iowa

By: Charles Clinton Nourse (1828-1916)

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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches. 235 pp. Photographic frontispiece of author, 9 plates with captioned tissue guards; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-decorated full dark green morocco, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; binding square and tight, offsetting to endpapers from the turn-ins, rubbed, corners showing. Very Good. This volume has the virtue of containing detailed accounts of life in Iowa during the second half of the nineteenth century. Charles Clinton Nourse was a noted orator and leading temperance advocate in Iowa, who served as Iowa Attorney General (1861-1864) and later was a distinguished judge. After graduating from the Law Department of the Transylvania University of Kentucky in 1850, Nourse moved to Iowa, settling in Keosauqua. He is buried in Sierra Madre, California. REFERENCE: Storm, Graff Collection, No. 3046 (in wrappers).

Title: Autobiography of Charles Clinton Nourse Prepared for Use of Members of the Family. Containing the Incidents of More Than Fifty Years' Practice at the Bar in the State of Iowa

Author Name: Charles Clinton Nourse (1828-1916)

Categories: Iowa,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, Privately Printed: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: WY617-128

Keywords: Charles Clinton Nourse, Autobiography of Charles Clinton Nourse, More Than Fifty Years' Practice at the Bar in the State of Iowa, Iowa History, Legal History