The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations, By his Grandson Charles Francis Adams

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Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1856. Condition: Very good. First edition. Offsetting from plates, intermittent heavy spotting to last 150 pages of volume 8. Slight dampstain vol 2. Sabin 253: "three hundred copies printed on large paper." 8vo, 10 vols: xii, 684; xii, 542; [iv] 576 (lacking half-title); vii, 588; [vi], 496; [vi], 550; xx, 675; xxi, 691; xx, 643; xi, 520. 18 plates and facsimiles. Half tan calf with marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Spines with 6 compartments elaborately gilt, with red and green labels.

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