THE LIFE OF GOUVERNEUR MORRIS. With Selections from His Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers Detailing Events in the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and in the Political History of the United States. In Three Volumes.
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Gray & Bowen
Date Published: 1832
Edition: First edition
Condition: Covers moderately rubbed, some wear to surface of joints, but no splitting, moderate foxing to text, some pencil underlines and notes to text and pencil notes to blank leaf at rear of each volume. "Library of Virginia" in gilt at foot of spines. No other ex-libris markings
Book Id: 21606
3 volumes; xii, 520; vi, 531; iv, 520, engraved portrait frontispiece in first volume, half-titles present in volumes 1 & 2. Last page in first volume misnumbered "20" instead of 520. Contemporary full dark brown calf, spines with 4 raised bands bordered with horizontal gilt rules and floral ornaments.
Very handsome set of this early biography of founding father and principle author of the United States Constitution Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816).