The Federalist [on the New Constitution, Written in 1788]. Alexander HAMILTON, James MADISON, John JAY.
The Federalist [on the New Constitution, Written in 1788]
The Federalist [on the New Constitution, Written in 1788]

The Federalist [on the New Constitution, Written in 1788]

Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith & Co., 1857. First Thus. Hardcover. 5 1/2 X 9 1/4 Inches. 496 PP. Very Good. Item #5892

“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm.” - James Madison, Essay #10

The Federalist Papers consisted of 85 essays penned on the Consitution and the need for a strong central government of the United States by Hamilton, Madison and Jay. They were originally published anonymously under the name "Publius." This mid-19th Century Maine printing of "The Federalist" denotes the author of each essay and contains the corrections later made by James Madison. Bound in recent crushed Moroccan leather with black leather spine label. The text exhibits foxing and toning throughout. PO name and date on the first fly.

Price: $750.00