Iowa City IA: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / No Dustjacket. Item #003453
Crisp, bright, and clean except for a prior owner's marks on the front free endpaper; square, secure binding, hard cover only modestly rubbed at corners and spine ends; otherwise excellent. Cyrus Clay Carpenter was the eighth governor of Iowa and an officer during the American Civil War. This book follows him from his birth in the colony of Massachusetts to his 1871 gubernatorial election, his time as a congressman, and through to his death in 1898.