Item #69123 Life [Autograph Edition]. Albert J. BEVERIDGE.
Life [Autograph Edition]
Life [Autograph Edition]
Life [Autograph Edition]
Life [Autograph Edition]
Life [Autograph Edition]
Life [Autograph Edition]
Life [Autograph Edition]

Autograph Edition, Limited to 500 Copies, Signed by the Author and an Autograph Manuscript Letter Signed by Marshall MARSHALL, John. BEVERIDGE, Albert J.. The Life [Autograph Edition]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919. Full Description:

MARSHALL, John.

Life [Autograph Edition].

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919.

The Life of John Marshall. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919.

Autograph Edition. Limited to 500 numbered copies, signed by the author Beveridge on the engraved general title-page. This copy being number 8. Four large octavo volumes (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 225 x 145 mm). Hand-colored frontispieces and plates, including photogravures and engravings. This is the only copy we can find of a low edition number that is bound in publisher's full morocco and with a manuscript from Marshall bound in. This might indicate a special edition of very few copies of this deluxe version.

Additionally, with an Autograph Letter Signed by John Marshall, dated Nov. 14th [17]96, tipped into Volume I, a Typed Letter Signed by Albert J. Beveridge to a Mr. John Thomas Lee, dated June 2, 1921, tipped into Volume II, and an Autograph Letter Signed by Albert J. Beveridge to Mr. Lee, dated Nov. 23, 1921, tipped into Volume III.

Bound at The Riverside Press in full brown crushed levant morocco. Gilt double-rule border on covers, spines panelled and lettered in gilt in compartments, turn-ins ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. A very fine set.

John Marshall (1755-1835) was Chief Justice of the United States and a principle founder of the American system of constitutional law. Greatly influenced by Washington and Jefferson, he gradually became a recognised leader of the Federalist interest in Virginia.

HBS 69123.

$6,000.

Price: $6,000.00

Item #69123