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    An Important Later Edition of The Federalist, with the First Appearance of Madison's Revisions

    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788... City of Washington: Printed and Published by Jacob Gideon, 1818. A New Edition, with "The Numbers Written by Mr. Madison Corrected by Himself." Octavo. 671 pages. Contemporary full brown calf, spine with black gilt morocco lettering label. Front board detached, binding quite worn, spine chipped and worn, front free endpaper and first blank loose, three small areas of tape residue on the title-page, neat contemporary ownership signature at top of title-page, text toned and somewhat foxed with some offsetting. Still, a good copy of an important edition of "the most famous and influential American political work" (Howes H114). Sabin 23985.

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