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The debates, resolutions, and other proceedings, in convention, on the adoption of the federal Constitution, as recommended by the general convention at Philadelphia, on the 17th of September, 1787 : with the yeas and nays on the decision of the main question by  Jonathan ELLIOT - First - 1827-30 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

The debates, resolutions, and other proceedings, in convention, on the adoption of the federal Constitution, as recommended by the general convention at Philadelphia, on the 17th of September, 1787 : with the yeas and nays on the decision of the main question

by ELLIOT, Jonathan

Condition: Near Fine


1827 1st ed Constitution Federal Debates Americana 4v SET Jonathan Elliot LAW

Jonathan Elliot was an important 19th-century American historian who was known for his substantial collection of works relating to the establishment of the American Constitution. 'Debates' as it is commonly known encompasses the debates between states and politicians beginning with the 1787 Constitution Convention. It has long been criticized by historians; however, it was still the most important and referenced work regarding constitution debates until the late 20th-century.

Item number: #5710

Price: $750

ELLIOT, Jonathan

The debates, resolutions, and other proceedings, in convention, on the adoption of the federal Constitution, as recommended by the general convention at Philadelphia, on the 17th of September, 1787 : with the yeas and nays on the decision of the main question

Washington : Printed by and for the editor, 1827-30. First edition.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes

o v. 1, "Containing the debates in Massachusetts and New York";

o v. 2., containing the debates in the commonwealth of Virginia";

o v. 3, "Containing the debates in the states of North Carolina and Pennsylvania."

o v. 4: Journal and debates of the Federal convention, held at Philadelphia from May 14, to September 17, 1787

· References: Sabin 22232; Howes E 98

· Language: English

· Binding: Cloth; tight and secure

· Size: ~8in X 5in (20.5cm x 13cm)

· Very rare with auction estimates and price comparisons at $1500+

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