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[Upshur, Abel Parker - as] A Virginian

A Brief Enquiry into the True Nature and Character of Our Federal Government: Being a Review of Judge Story's Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States. By a Virginian.

Printed by Edmund and Julian C. Ruffin, Petersburg. 1840, iv, 132p., disbound, adhesive remnants to spine with dangling threads, all leaves secure. Self-wraps, 8.8x5.5 inches, exposed initial and terminal pages (original blanks) are quite dust-soiled; light but pervasive foxing throughout, with further dust, corner creasings and dog-ears. Author's name is neatly pencilled on titlepage in period handwriting, find several similarly pencilled corrections to text, otherwise no ownership or other markings. A light dampstain affects the top margin of many leaves. Good copy. Pro-Slavery, advocated states rights. *Howes U24

Cat.No: 196868

Price: $325.00

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