Messages and Papers of the Presidents (20 Volumes, Complete)

By: Congress of the United States (52nd)

Price: $750.00

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Color and Black & White Illustrations Twenty handsome volumes, including two Encyclopedic Index volumes. Uniformly bound in tan cloth with red and black labels on spine, four raised bands, five compartments, gilt lettering on labels. Presidential Seal on cover of each volume. The pages are consecutively numbered (1 through 9,488). Volume 1 begins with the Declaration of Independence, and the set ends with President Wilson's address to Congress on January 8, 1918 in Volume 18. Each volume contains maps, pictures, color frontispiece (except for volume 1 which has only a black and white portrait of author) and numerous other illustrations. Congress authorized the printing and binding in cloth of 6,000 copies of the compete compilation of all the annual, special and veto messages, proclamations, and inaugural addresses of the Presidents of the Unites States from 1789 to 1894. Of these, 2,000 copies were for the use of the Senate, and 4,000 copies for the use of the House. . Some very light soiling on some covers, heads and tails mildly rubbed. Text fine. A very fresh, complete set. VERY GOOD.. Color and B&W Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 9488 pp

Title: Messages and Papers of the Presidents (20 Volumes, Complete)

Author Name: Congress of the United States (52nd)

Categories: Government, History, Business, Law & Government, Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Americana,

Edition: Limited Edition. First Printing

Publisher: NY, Bureau of National Literature: 1897

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 731

Keywords: History Government US Presidents US Congress