Washington, D. C., 1833-1834. Printed By Francis Preston Blair for the Department of State. Octavo. Item #018526
....the Adoption f the Constitution, March 4, 1789. In 7 volumes published under the direction of the Secretary of State from the original manuscripts in the Department of State, conformably to an act of Congress, approved May 5, 1832. Among the most important records of Primary Documents, it is part of what is now known as the most complete published documentary record that any nation gave to its people. all volumes bound in original sheep, double black morocco spine labels gilt, some rubbed a bit, volume three is a deaccessioned library copy, dated stamp of 1897, and has been professionally rebacked. All volumes display some scuffing but tight. Internally clean with some intermittent scattered foxing. Previous owner's small name plate.