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    James K. Polk Book Signed. The book is from the eleventh president's personal library and is signed on the title page. Register of Debates in Congress Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents on the Second Session of the Twentieth Congress. Volume V. Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1830. First edition. 8vo. 391 pp. Publisher's full calf is rubbed and worn. Foxing to endpapers. Pages are toned with scattered foxing throughout. Dampstaining toward spine edge affecting lower one-quarter of binding and preliminary pages front and rear. Overall, a good copy.

    The book is accompanied by a Tennessee Historical Society letter (signed by Ann Toplovich, Executive Director, December 4, 1992) stating that this volume was "once from the library of Polk" and has been "deaccessioned from the holdings of the Tennessee Historical Society."


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