THE CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCORDING TO THE LATEST AMENDMENTS: TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE; AND THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION, WITH THE AMENDMENTS. ALSO THE FAREWELL ADDRESS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, ESQ. TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES ON HIS RESIGNING THE PRESIDENCY.

Gettysburg: Printed by Robert Harper, 1811. [2], 523, [1 blank] pp. Original sheep [some rubbing but hinges intact], gilt spine bands, gilt-lettered red morocco spine label. Portrait frontis of George Washington, "The Friend of Man," engraved by Gobrecht, who became Chief Engraver of the United States from 1840-1844. Uniformly toned, scattered spotting. One gathering heavily spotted [Maryland else Good+.

Washington's Farewell Address is printed first. There follow the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States with the first eleven amendments, and the Charters and Constitutions of the 17 states that existed at the time: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, NY, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, NC, SC, Georgia, Vermont, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio. The Twelfth Amendment to the Federal Constitution is printed in full after the Ohio Constitution. A List of Subscribers is at pages 513-523, mostly Pennsylvanians.
Cohen 3044. Item #38854

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