HAMILTONIAN PRINCIPLES, ed. James Truslow Adams - 1928 [1st ed.]


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Hamiltonian Principles:

Extracts from the Writings of Alexander Hamilton

selected and edited by James Truslow Adams 

An Atlantic Monthly Press publication.  Boston:  Little, Brown, and Company, 1928 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD- condition.

  • Dark green cloth covers have gilt title and blind stamped motif on front cover. 
  • Boards show some wear, smudges, scuffing, edgewear.  Corners are frayed, with exposed board.  See photos.
  • Spine is darkened and stained, with text effaced.  Ends are crushed, with head end chipped and frayed.  
  • Binding is secure. 
  • Pastedowns and feps are toned, have owner name at front fep, a bookseller mark at back pastedown.  See photos. 
  • Interior is age-toned throughout.  Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges are uneven at fore and foot edges. 
  • PS2023.0831

188 pages. 5.25 x 7.75 inches

A compact volume containing selected excerpts from the writings of Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804), chosen and edited by James Truslow Adams (1878-1949).  Adams was an American historian and writer, author of a three volume History of New England and the international best seller The Epic of America.  He was the first person to expound on the notion of the American Dream.

Signed Eugene H. Southall, May 1928, on the front end paper, possibly U. Pennsylvania Class of 1916.  

The Atlantic Monthly Press publication, published March 1928. 

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