THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OR ANNUAL REGISTER OF FUGITIVE PIECES ANCIENT OR MODERN - 1799$995.00
The American Museum for the Year 1798; or Annual Register of Fugitive Pieces, Native and Modern
Published by: Matthew Carey
Hardback is overall in GOOD condition.
- Bound in leather and decorative paper.
- Spine features black title block and gilt trim,
- Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown,
- Boards show minor scuffing to corners and bottom right front.
- Binding tight.
- Deckled pages.
- Name of library on front endpaper.
- Number in pencil on title page upper right,
- Outside margin of pages 373-376 cut with loss of a few letters at very bottom of page 375.
- Light to moderate foxing but all text is legible.
- No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
This remarkable volume contains the speech that William Pinkney of Maryland gave on the Condition of the African race before a legislative session in November, 1789. It also hold the inauguration speech of John Adams as president of the United States on Marcg 4, 1797. This is followed by the response of the Senate. These are only two of dozens of pieces offered here, 416 pages. 6" by 9".
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