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MIRACLE AT PHILADELPHIA :  The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May  to September 1787 by Catherine Drinker Bowen - Hardcover - Book Club Edition - 1986 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.com

MIRACLE AT PHILADELPHIA : The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787

by Catherine Drinker Bowen

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New York: The American Past. 1986. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Slipcase in Good condition; scuffing and edge wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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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