1899 A Compilation of Messages and Papers of the Presidents Illustrated

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1899 A Compilation of Messages and Papers of the Presidents Illustrated Copy # 12- Group of 5 Volumes

The Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents is an eleven-volume series of tomes comprising proclamations, special messages, and inauguration speeches from several presidents throughout United States history. There are ten numbered volumes each covering a set of presidents between the years of 1787 and 1902 and an eleventh index volume.

The original first edition was printed in 1899 by the Government Printing office in Washington D.C. Only 6,000 copies were printed and presented to members of Congress and the Senate for reference. Two thousand for the use of the Senate and four thousand for the use of Congress.

Dark blue pebble grain calf hardbound, marble boards, leather corner caps, ornate Morocco gilt spine, gilt stamped/embossed title on spine.
Volumes Included in listing: I, III, IV, V & VII

Approximate Dimensions: 10" high x 6.5" wide x 2" deep

Approximate Overall Weight: 18 lbs.

Condition consistent with age and history. Spines are partially detached and have some loss (shown in pics). Please use zoom feature to check item condition, and contact us with any questions prior to purchasing. 

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