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MIRACLE AT PHILADELPHIA; The story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787 by Catherine Drinker Bowen - Hardcover - Book of the Month Club - 1966 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

MIRACLE AT PHILADELPHIA; The story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787

by Catherine Drinker Bowen

Condition: Very Good +


Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1966. Book of the Month Club. Hardcover. Very Good +. 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches, publisher's gilt-decorated red cloth. A VERY GOOD and tight copy, with clipped dust-jacket flaps laid in. American history stack

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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