Original, not a reprint. Poor to fair condition, covers are worn through to boards at edges and cracked at spine, pages aged, but all text readable, much better condition than would be expected for its age. Includes transcription of extensive debate on the historic Kansas - Nebraska Act. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Appendix to The Congressional Globe, For the...
Date d'édition : 1854
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Poor
Description du livre City of Washington [Washington, DC]: Printed at the Office of John C. Rives [The Congressional Globe], 1854., 1854. viii, 1232 pages. Hardcover; H 29.5cm x L 22.75cm. Original calf leather spine with 12.5cm loss descending from head of rear joint with some adjacent loss to rear board, small chip at spine heel, marbled paper boards well rubbed, leather board corners heavily worn. Gilt stamped lettering upon spine remains quite bright; title page indicates that this is Volume 31 but "Vol. 29" is stamped on spine leather. Pencil notation upon front pastedown and on page 618. Some browning and foxing upon interior leaves. The Congressional Globe is the forerunner of the Congressional Record. Discussions in this first session of the 33rd Congress included the organization of the Kansas and Nebraska Territories, the repeal of the Missouri Compromise, the River and Harbor Bill, and much more. Congressmen cited include Daniel Webster, Charles Sumner, Judah Benjamin, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas H. Benton, Stephen A. Douglas, and many others. N° de réf. du libraire INV-8278
Description du livre John C. Rives. Hardcover. État : Good. First Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and still fairly sturdy, being a quite scarce item in the trade. Call letter to spine bottom, punched ex-library stamp at title page, else clean and unmarked. Present but detaching front board, exposed to strings but still holding. John C. Rives, 1858, publisher and compiler. Half-leather bound with marbled paper over boards. Age-toning to text, some slight waviness thereto, foxing throughout, but yet still clean and unmarked. viii + 1232 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. N° de réf. du libraire 331023