New York: A. Francis and W. Boardman, 1832. Hardcover. Small 4to. Full speckled calf with gilt spine lettering and decorations. 556pp. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, engraved plate, marbled page edges. Very good. Binding rather rubbed and scuffed; preliminary leaves a bit age toned and moderately foxed. Item #47223
A tight, nice first edition of this early gathering of the multi-faceted writings of our polymath second president (1743-1826) -- not only statesman, but author, architect, musician, philosopher, lawyer, diplomat.... Rather scarce. SABIN 68118.