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Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804); James Madison (1751-1836); [and] John Jay (1745-1829) The Federalist, on the New Constitution.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
146A
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804); James Madison (1751-1836); [and] John Jay (1745-1829) The Federalist, on the New Constitution. Washington: Jacob Gideon Jr., 1818. Octavo, 671 pages, contemporary marbled sheepskin boards (both detached, spine perished, textblock broken), edges stained yellow, some foxing, water stains, worthy of preservation, 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Jacob Gideon Jr., James Madison, John Jay, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Foxing, Graphic design, Learning, Paper art, Publishing, Stain, The Federalist Papers, Visual arts

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