NEW VIEWS ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
by Taylor, John, of Caroline
Washington City: Printed for the Author, 1823. ,316pp. Contemporary sheep, leather label. Head of spine chipped, corners bumped. Hinges cracked. Contemporary bookplate of Richard D. Spaight, Jr. on front pastedown, ownership inscription on titlepage. Pencil notations on fly leaf. Moderate to heavy foxing throughout. Good. The fourth and last of Taylor's full-scale books on the Constitution, in which he fully expounds his philosophy of government. Taylor was one of the major political theorists of the early United States, as well as the most articulate and persuasive exponent of the states' rights, agrarian school. This copy bears the bookplate of Richard D. Spaight, Jr., a senator and governor of North Carolina in the mid-19th century. HOWES T64. SABIN 94493. COHEN 2925.
(Inventory #: WRCAM49628)
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