Lot 236 of 576:
9 Volumes from the Annals of Congress  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
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$150 - $250

Title:
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States; with an Appendix Containing Important State Papers and Public Documents, and all the Laws of a Public Nature, 9 Volumes
Author:
Gales, Joseph (compiler)
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
Gales and Seaton
Date:
1834-1856
Description:

9 (of 42) volumes. Various paginations. (8vo) 25x16.5 cm (9¾x6½"), period sheepskin, morocco spine labels with gilt lettering. Includes:

  • Congressional Debates Vol. XI, Part II, 1834-35
  • Congressional Debates Vol. XIII, Part II, 1836-37
  • Annals of Congress: 3rd Congress 1793-1795
  • Annals of Congress: 5th Congress 1797-1799 (Vol. II)
  • Annals of Congress: 7th Congress, 2nd Session 1802-1803
  • Annals of Congress: 8th Congress, 2nd Session 1804-1805
  • Annals of Congress: 9th Congress, 1st Session 1805-1806
  • Annals of Congress: 11th Congress, 2nd Session 1816-1817
  • Annals of Congress: 15th Congress, 1st Session (Vol.1)1802-1803

9 volumes of the 42 volume set that Includes the proceedings of the first through eighteenth congresses, spanning the period from March 3, 1789 to May 27, 1824. The election of George Washington, the debates on and adoption of the Bill of Rights, the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe Doctrine, and much, much more documented as these events unfolded. A monumental collection of the proceedings of the Congress of the United States.

 

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Condition:
Wear, soiling and rubbing to covers, sheepskin peeling, bits chipped away from heads and heels of spines, pieces chipped from spine labels, front covers detatched from four of the volumes, one back cover missing; most hinges cracked, browning at endpapers, foxing scattered throughout, darkening at text block; overall good or better.
 
Item number:
268264a
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