Men of Michigan: A Collection of the Portraits of Men Prominent in Business and Professional Life in Michigan (Google eBook)

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Michigan Art Company, 1904 - Michigan - 394 pages
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Page 3 - The primary design of the work is to present a portrait album of the leaders in the various walks of life and of their contemporaries, business associates and friends, for the use of the present generation and to preserve for future generations the features and characters of men upon whom the destiny of the State of Minnesota depends.
Page 4 - Turkish morocco; the embossing and gilded edges are pure virgin gold leaf. Two full days' time were devoted to the preparation of each sixteen page form for the press, and, taken in its entirety, the work is a model of typographical beauty and of mental and mechanical ingenuity and perfection. It possesses great historical value, and will be appreciated by future generations fully as much as the present. HON.
Page 3 - Often it would be easier to write a page of ordinary biography than to attempt to indicate a man's career in two lines. The uses to which this volume will be submitted are unlimited. It will be of constant reference value in libraries, newspaper offices, banks, mercantile houses and in the homes of the best people generally means of identification to banks, and to persons throughout all American cities.
Page 3 - The titles are brief and are condensed in every instance to a few lines below the name. Often it would be easier to write a page of ordinary biography than to attempt to indicate a man's career in two lines. The uses to which this volume will be submitted are unlimited. It will be of constant reference value in libraries, newspaper offices, banks, mercantile houses and in the homes of the best people...
Page 4 - United States ambassador to Great Britain, has said of a similar work published of New York: "It is a most invaluable volume, for between its handsome covers, in compact space, are the faces of more than a thousand of my personal acquaintances, including a large number of friends and intimate associates, all classified and indexed, a desirable album, which could not otherwise be obtained at many times its cost.
Page 3 - The scope of this volume makes it impossible to include everyone of prominence, and yet in looking over the groups, it will be found that very few men who have attained prominence in any business or profession, have been omitted.
Page 3 - The work contains about fifteen hundred portraits of representative men, including merchants, manufacturers, financiers, physicians, attorneys at law, clergymen, publishers, government, state, county and city officials and heads of the departments of all the various institutions and organizations throughout the State.
Page 4 - The portraits are the perfection of the engraver's art; the leather with which the book is bound is the highest grade of Turkish morocco; the embossing and gilded edges are pure virgin gold leaf. Two full days...
Page 3 - The assistance of leaders in the various lines has materially aided in the selection of the names and in the grouping of the portraits.

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