Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay | Without question the most important commentary on the Constitution
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Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, written in favour of the new Constitution, as agreed upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787. New York: Printed and sold by John and Andrew M'Lean, 1788
12mo (160 x 94 mm). Small hole on H5 in vol. 1 with partial loss of a few letters, some browning and with intermittent pale stains. Contemporary speckled sheep, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-ruled, morocco labels; a bit worn but overall in well-preserved and original condition.
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