Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson; with Selections of the Most Valuable Portions of His Voluminous and Unrivaled Private Correspondence. B. L. RAYNER.

Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson; with Selections of the Most Valuable Portions of His Voluminous and Unrivaled Private Correspondence.

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.

Price: $275.00

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