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Miracle at Philadelphia; the Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787 by  Catherine Drinker Bowen - Hardcover - Book Club (BCE/BOMC) - 1986 - from Benjamin Hish, Bookseller and Biblio.com

Miracle at Philadelphia; the Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787

by Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Condition: As New/As New - slipcase


New York: Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc., 1986. Heavy cloth. Remarkable story behind the framing of our Constitution with many illustrations and "a new introduction" by Henry Steele Commager. With red ribbon place marker and slip-case which is also in "FINE" condition. A very collectible copy.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. As New/As New - slipcase. Illus. by Warren Chappell. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.

Miracle At Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention is a work of historical non-fiction, written by Catherine Drinker Bowen and originally published in 1966. Bowen recounts the Philadelphia Convention, a meeting in 1787 that created the United States Constitution. Bowen draws much of her information from notes and journals of the Framers, especially James Madison.




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