Debates and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Virginia, Convened at Richmond, on Monday the Second Day of June, 1788, for the Purpose of Deliberating on the Constitution Recommended by the Grand Federal Convention. To which is prefixed the federal Constitution; Taken in short hand, by David Robertson of Petersburg

Richmond, (VA): Printed at the Enquirer-Press, for Ritchie & Worsley and Augustine Davis, 1805. Second edition (first printed in three volumes in Petersburg, 1788-1789). 8vo. viii, 477 pp. From the new preface for this edition: "On the fundamental principles of the constitution, on the sanctity of the will of the people, on the interminable inviolability of the rights of man, there was but one sentiment and one voice. Every speech breathes the spirit of a freeman." With the ownership signature of William Corry (1779-1833), a native of Virginia, and Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1815-1819. Sabin 100029. American Imprints 9665. Sowerby 3011 (for the original edition). Some browning to text, but a very good copy. Somewhat later half-leather (rubbed) and marbled boards and endpapers. (#5344). Item #58322

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