Lot 1271: 7V Stanislaus Murray Hamilton THE WRITINGS OF JAMES MONROE 1898 Limited Edition Antique American History Founding Father 5th US President Tissue-Guarded Frontispiece Portrait
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Writings of James Monroe Including a Collection of His Public and Private Papers and Correspondence Now for the First Time Printed
Author: James Monroe - James Monroe (April 28, 1758 - July 4, 1831) was the fifth President of the United States, serving between 1817 and 1825. Monroe was the last president who was a Founding Father of the United States and the last president from the Virginian dynasty and the Republican Generation. [Information courtesy Wikipedia.]
Editor: Stanislaus Murray Hamilton
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
City: New York / London
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 7 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: This set is a scarce collection of public and private papers and correspondence of the founding father and fifth President of the United States James Monroe.
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work, hand-numbered 457 of 750 copies produced prior to each title page. The antique volumes have been rebound in library half-cloth with marbled paper covers and stamped gilt lettering on the spines. There is light to moderate rubbing concentrated at the edges. The bindings are solid.
The text block is adorned with a gilt top edge and deckled bottom and fore edges. A Buffalo Public Library bookplate is affixed to each front pastedown. The first volume contains a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Monroe. The title pages show library perforated stamps. The pages show mild age toning and occasional very light marginal smudging.
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