Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1854. 63pp, stitched in original printed and decorated wrappers. Lightly rubbed and worn, Very Good.
The question is whether the Library and Museum division should continue to receive half the Institution's income. In order to answer it, Meacham provides a detailed and useful history of the Smithson bequest and the actions that Congress took thereon.
FIRST EDITION. Sabin 85054. Not in Eberstadt, Decker. Item #12160