Hardcover, bound in genuine forest green leather with real 22 kt gold decoration. 716 pages. All edges gilt, silk ribbon marker sewn-in, raised spine. Bibliographical References (Notes), Sources Cited and Index. Two-page broad-side Collector’s Notes from The Library of the Presidents laid-in loose. First edition thus. Born in a log cabin, like Lincoln, Garfiled became the second U.S. president slain by a lone assassins gun, though sorrowfully not the last. William McKinley (1901) and John F. Kennedy (1963 followed Garfied to complete a nearly one-hundred year span that saw four presidents assassinated. No previous ownership marks. A pristine copy, clean, fresh, unmarked and like new. As new.