Cincinnati: Peck Family, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Pp. 255. Frontis. portrait photograph with tissue guard. Introduction by Jane Peck Alcorn. Dark red cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the cover and spine. Laid in printed presentation card dated September 1938. Covers stained, edges rubbed, upper corner of final leaves bumped, former owner ink signature to ffep bled through to recto of portrait plate. Despite those factors, book remains well bound and presentable. Good+. Item #6822
Weld (1874-1937) was US District Court Judge for Southern Ohio 1919-1923, after which he returned to private practice. This volume of essays and addresses, many inspired by and read before the Literary Club of Cincinnati, was published by his family for presentation to friends.