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'Duke and Biddle Family Histories-Genealogical and Biographical'

National Americana Publications,- New York, 1949. 1st Edition.-

Presenting a great biblio rarity of prominent American genealogy:

'Duke and Biddle Family Histories'-

This handsome 'deluxe' presentation copy being of full-morocco

green leather-bound with hand-tooled gilt floral applique adornment

& moire silk ffep-

together with the ink signature of 'Anthony Drexel Duke'-

Contents 43 pp include:

a glorious full-page, hand-colored armorial crest of the Duke family

together with tissue-guard preserved images of members:

Washington Duke/ Artelia [Roney] Duke/ Benjamin Newton Duke/

The Chapel at Duke University/ Sarah Pearson [Angier] Duke/

Angier Buchanan Duke/ a stunning portrait of Mary Lillian [Duke] Biddle/

St. George Biddle Duke/ Anthony Drexel Duke/ a b&w family portrait-

(the children): Anthony Jr., Cordelia Biddle, Nicholas Rutgers, Josephine

and their father 'Anthony D.'/ The Biddle Family: Nicholas Biddle/

& Jane Margaret [Craig] Biddle-

Together with the accompanying bibliography and index-

These histories would later appear in Volume XXVIII of Colonial Families of America-

By special arrangement they were released in advance-

The above publication being this scarce, never-before-seen offering-

A rare directory indeed chronicling two of the most socially prominent founding families in America-

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