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    [James Madison]. Presentation Copy of Chrestomathia: Part II by Jeremy Bentham to James Madison. London: Printed for Messrs. Payne and Foss, Pall-Mall; and R. Hunter, 1816. Inscribed on the title page: "To James Madison/From W. Auther." 8vo, iv, 99-347 pages. No binding. Uncut page edges. Light scattered foxing and toning. Housed in a maroon cloth over boards trifold case and matching slipcase with title in gilt on spine. Slipcase shows minor shelfwear.

    James Madison was a great collector of books and was the first supporter of a library for Congress.


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    April, 2012
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