Lot 46 of 218:
Plan of U.S. Constitution 1787  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$720
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
The Constitution of the United States - in two issues of Gentleman's Magazine
Author:
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed by John Nichols, for D. Henry
Date:
Nov. & Dec. 1787
Description:

2 issues, November & December, 1878. Pp. [941]-[1036]; [1039]-[1132]. With 4 engraved plates, 1 of them folding. (8vo) 21.7x13.2 cm (8½x5¼"), removed from a larger volume, each issued separately stitched.

This early printing of the United States Constitution is on pp. 1008-1011 of the November 1787 issue, and continues on pp. 1110-1112 of the December issue. It begins: "New York, Sept. 21. The following is the new Plan of the Constitution of the United States of America, upon which the Convention of all the most distinguished men in the States have been deliberating for several months, and by which, if finally adopted, the Constitution of the Union is totally changed."

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Condition:
Very good condition.
 
Item number:
274481
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