American History Leaflets: Colonial and Constitutional, Nos. 1-36, 1892-1906

By: Hart, Albert Bushnell; Edward Channing, eds.

Price: $250.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


No. 1 [January] 1892 – No. 36 [August] 1906, all published. Bound collection in black cloth with dulled gilt spine titles, 13.5 by 18.2 cm, the issues run 9 to 46 pp. each (most are in the 20-page range), plus publisher ads., for an approximate page run of 890. Firmly bound with durable cloth hinges. Ex-library with a spine number, a bookplate that is half-covered with a card pocket on the front pastedown, and a number stamp and hand-written library name on the first page. There’s a binder’s ticket (Wagenvoord, Lansing) on the front pastedown. Very light edge wear and some minor scratches, else very good. A complete run of this scarce periodical. Examples of the contents include: Coronado's Journey to New Mexico and the Great Plains, 1540-42; Plans of the Union, 1696-1780; The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions with the Alien, Sedition and other acts, 1798-1799; Documents illustrating the territorial development of the United States, 1584-1774; Documents relating to the Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854; Lincoln's inaugural and first message to Congress; Extracts from the Navigation Acts, 1645-1696; The exact text of the Articles of Confederation with the Franklin and Dickinson drafts: from the original manuscripts; The Stamp Act, 1765; Documents illustrating state land claims and cessions, 1776-1802; Extracts from the Dred Scott Decision, 1857; Documents relative to the Bank Controversy, 1816-1833; The Earliest New England code of laws, 1641; Extracts from Lincoln's state papers; Captain John Smith's True Relation, 1608; Proposals to amend the Articles of Confederation, 1781-1789; Extracts from Bradford's history of Plymouth Plantation; Constitutional doctrines of Webster, Hayne and Calhoun; Extracts from John Winthrop's History of New England; Documents relating to territorial administration: Chiefly from the original manuscripts, 1778-1790; James Otis's speech on the Writs of Assistance; Extracts from official papers relating to the Isthmian Canal, 1515-1909; Report of the Hartford Convention; The Founding of Jamestown. Percy's discourse of Virginia. Wingfield's discourse of Virginia, 1607, 1619; etc. First Edition.

Title: American History Leaflets: Colonial and Constitutional, Nos. 1-36, 1892-1906

Author Name: Hart, Albert Bushnell; Edward Channing, eds.

Categories: History,

Publisher: New York, A. Lovell & Co. (and later, Parker P. Simmons): 1892-1906

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2584

Keywords: American History