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    [Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay]. Federalist Papers, Numbers 1-6 in The American Museum, or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces, &c., November and December, 1787. Philadelphia: Printed by Mathew Carey, 1787. First edition thus. In two bound octavo volumes. Includes Volume II, Number V, November, [419]-518, [2, contents]; Volume II, Number VI, December, [523]-600, 1-15, Chronicle, [1, contents]. Modern laid paper over boards, titles printed in black on the spines. Small book labels at front pastedown of each volume. Contents toned with modest foxing on the preliminary and terminal pages; Volume II with damp staining from page 575 to the contents page. Generally a very good set. The volumes contain early printings of the first six essays. Scarce.

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