James Dabney McCabe (1842-1883). Born in Virginia, McCabe became an author of over thirty books. He lived in Boston, Brooklyn and Manhattan, and also in Germantown, PA. McCabe’s papers are kept in the Special Collections section, the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
First edition. 768 pages. Illustrated. Hardcover calf-leather. The book tells the life of Union general James Garfield and his rise to the position of President of the United States and of his assassination in 1881 by Charles J. Guiteau.