New York: R. Spalding, 1865. First Edition. Cloth. 5 5/8 X 8 3/4 Inches. 86 PP. Very Good. Item #5149
Important original 1865 book that features the first printing of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution:
"Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States or any place subject to their jurisdiction."
Original embossed cloth boards with gilt title-stamping to front cover. Faint PO name dated 1866 on the FFEP. Light toning. A very sharp example of this important book.