1903 · Jefferson Memorial Association
The Lipscomb-Bergh edition has several different imprints, including the Memorial Edition (1903-4), Library Edition (1903-4), and the Definitive Edition (1905, 1907). These imprints are not known to differ from each other in content. The Lipscomb-Bergh edition does offer the interesting feature of an original essay in each volume, by various authors including Thomas Jefferson Coolidge and William Jennings Bryan, and examining topics such as "Jefferson's Contribution to a Free Press," and "Jefferson as a Geographer."
The Memorial Edition contains his autobiography, notes on Virginia, parliamentary manual, official papers, messages and addresses and other writings, official and private including all of the original manuscripts, deposited in the Department of State and published in 1853 by order of the Joint Committee of Congress.
Some of the volumes have some slight scuffing to the gold leaf at head end pages, small tear in tissue guard of volume one frontispiece else a very nice set. (Inventory #: BOOKS007221)