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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCOMPANYING SUNDRY PAPERS RELATIVE TO THE AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH THE FRENCH REPUBLIC.

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCOMPANYING SUNDRY PAPERS RELATIVE TO THE AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH THE FRENCH REPUBLIC.

by United States. Department of State

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Published by order of the House of Representatives, (Printed by William Ross?), (Philadelphia): 18th January, ., 1799 123 p. XLib stamp of the Mercantile Library of Philadelphia on pages 53 and 93. Some signatures browned but not brittle. Light damp stain. Lacks fly leaves. Top edge gilt. Small 8vo. 195 mm. Disbound. Removed. Largely correspondence of Elbridge Gerry, American minister at Paris, with the French government. Gerry was one of three commissioners sent to negotiate a peace with the French (during the quasi-war between the U.S. & France). The French were incensed at Jay's Treaty with Great Britain. The French foreign minister, Tallyrand, refused to negotiate unless he was bribed (X,Y, and Z were code names for intermediaries in the bribery scheme), and the mission was suspended, angering the Federalists in turn. Disbound - removed. Good. Evans 36552. EVANS1. Hardcover.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCOMPANYING SUNDRY PAPERS RELATIVE TO THE AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH THE FRENCH REPUBLIC.
Author
United States. Department of State
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
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Hardcover
Publisher
Published by order of the House of Representatives, (Printed by William Ross?), (Philadelphia): 18th January, .
Date published
1799
Keywords
EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS UNITED STATES FRENCH REPUBLIC GOVERNMENT FOREIGN RELATIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JOHN ADAMS ELBRIDGE GERRY TIMOTHY PICKERING TALLEYRAND X Y Z AFFAIR EVANS PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1799
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LAW / GOVERNMENT / POLITICS; FRENCH / FRANCE; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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About THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA

Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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