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    De Tocqueville and Paine

    Three Works Concerning Early American Democracy, including: Alexis de Tocqueville. Democracy in America. New York: The Colonial Press, 1899. Two octavo volumes. xvii, 442; xv, 399 pages. Frontispieces. Later quarter binding of polished morocco over black cloth. Fine. [and:] Alexis de Tocqueville. The Old Regime and the Revolution. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856. xi, 344 pages. Later quarter calf over black cloth boards. Some dampstaining to the boards has resulted in ink staining of the fore-edge. Very good. [and:] [Daniel Edwin Wheeler, editor]. Life and Writings of Thomas Paine. New York: Vincent Parke and Company, 1908. Ten octavo volumes. Independence Edition of the Centenary Issue limited to 500 numbered sets, of which this is number 116. Signed by Daniel Edwin Wheeler on the limitation page. Blue cloth over boards. Title labels on spines are sunned, and a previous owner has darkened the lettering on the labels with an ink pen. Very good.

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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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