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Lot of 2 books. 1st item: Life of Sam Houston Illustrated: The Only Authentic Memoir of Him Published, first edition, published New York, J.C. Derby, 1855. Original cloth blind stamped covers. 7-1/2" x 5". 2nd item: Pictures of Heroes and Lessons from their Lives. Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott. No author or date listed, appears to be circa 1860s. Purple cloth boards with embossed design and gilt lettering on spine. Several illustrations. Inscribed in pen on frontspiece: Thomas J. McKie, Edgefield SC August 13, 1868. (McKie was a Civil War Surgeon from South Carolina; both books descended in his family). 7-1/2" x 5". Condition: 1st item: Wear, fading and staining to covers and spine, tears on both sides of lower spine, light foxing and toning, pencil marks on back of title page. 2nd item: Wear and fading to covers and spine, moderate toning and foxing.