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Story, Joseph [1779 - 1845]. Winthrop, Thomas L. [1760 - 1841]
A DISCOURSE PRONOUNCED At The REQUEST Of The ESSEX HISTORICAL SOCIETY, on the 18th of September, 1828, in Commemoration of the First Settlement of Salem, in the State of Massachusetts
Hilliard Gray Little and Wilkins, Boston, 1828. 90 pp. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-1/2" Story, the famed Supreme Court Justice known for his Commentaries on the Constitution [1833], was the youngest attorney ever be nominated to the court [at 32], here inscribes this work to Winthrop while Winthrop was serving as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts [1826 - 1833]. Slipcase - Fine. Pamphlet - Top trimmed from first 2 words of inscription. Lacks lower right corner of title leaf, otherwise VG. Disbound. Chemised, and housed in a custom brown quarter-leather slipcase with marbled paper boards 1st edition (American Imprints 35420; Bradford 5255; Sabin 92299). INSCRIBED by the author in the t.p. top margin, "To his Honor / Lieut Govr Winthrop / with the Respects of / The Author". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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