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Author Name    De Tocqueville, Alexis

Title   American Institutions and Their Influence. With Notes, By Hon. John C. Spencer

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good Minus

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First American Edition.

Publisher   New York & Cincinnati A.S. Barnes & Co. & H.W. Derby & Co. 1851

Seller ID   001844

New York & Cincinnati: A.S. Barnes & Co. & H.W. Derby & Co., 1851. The classic examination of American democracy in action; de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was an acute observer and liberal critic. Originally published in two volumes (1835 & 1840).This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First American Edition, and consists of only the first, and most famous, volume (#1). The publisher takes pains to explain that the two volumes can stand alone. Introduction by John C. Spencer (1788-1855), a former Secretary of both War and the Treasury. Red decorative binding, showing wear at the margins and corners bumped to a fray, although still quite bright. Clean text, but foxed throughout; 460 pages, with appendices. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. First Edition.

Price = 75.00 USD



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