7 December 2015
[THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. – [HAMILTON, Alexander (1739-1802), James MADISON (1751-1836) and John JAY (1745-1829)]. The Federalist, on The New constitution, written in the year 1788…with an appendix…A New Edition. The numbers written by Mr. Madison corrected by himself. Washington, D.C.: Jacob Gideon, 1818.
8° (208 x 130 mm). (Some spotting and browning.) Contemporary calf, flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering-piece gilt (hinges starting, some wear).
A new edition, the first edition to contain Madison’s corrections. The publisher notes that he received Madison’s copy of the work with his corrections, which he incorporates into this new edition “confidently presented to the public as a standard edition” (p.3). This edition also contains the Articles of the Confederation and the Constitution and its amendments. Sabin 23985.
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