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Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention May to September 1787 by  Catherine Drinker Bowen - Paperback - 1986 - from The Parnassus BookShop and

Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention May to September 1787

by Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

Boston, MA: Back Bay Books, 1986. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Foreword by Warren E. Burger. Clean blue cover with illustration of the Federal Convention in 1787 on front, light wear to extremities; tight glued binding. Page block edges clean and white. Pages quite clean and free from any markings, no creases, lightly toned. A history of the Federal Convention in Philadelphia that resulterd in the Constitution of the United States. The Miracle at Philadelphia is a narrative, taken from contemporary reports of the Federal Convention, from newspapers, diaries, letters and utterances of the delegates and their friends. 346 pages with index. 8.25 x 5.5 inches. Bay Back Books, Boston, MA 1986.

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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