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    With Clipped Signatures Mounted on the Portraits of John Adams and James Madison

    [John Adams, James Madison]. Douglas Campbell. The Puritan in Holland, England, and America. An Introduction to American History. Third edition, revised and corrected. In Two Volumes. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1893. A superbly extra-illustrated copy of the third edition, with approximately 360 excellent illustrations from other sources bound in, a great many of them being inlaid. Two volumes extended to four octavo volumes. Clipped Signatures of the second and fourth President of the United States mounted under their respective engraved portraits. Also with a four-page Autograph Letter from the author. Full brown crushed levant morocco by Stikeman (stamp-signed on the turn-ins), bordered with a triple gilt rule on the covers, with corner devices. Spines gilt extra in compartments with five raised bands. Gilt board edges and turn-ins. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Marbled endpapers. Each volume housed in a morocco tipped over marbled paper slipcase, now somewhat worn at the edges and with splitting in a few spots. Expertly repaired at the joints, intermittent light foxing here and there, otherwise a near fine set. From a private collection in North Carolina.



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