Democracy: An American Novel. Henry ADAMS.

Democracy: An American Novel

New York: Henry Holt, 1880. First Edition. State F (title page corrected to No. 111; front pastedown undated; signature marks present save for F on p.65). 16mo (17cm). In original pictorial mustard cloth stamped in black, the Leisure Hour Series binding; endpapers with publisher's ads printed in red; [ii], 374, [viii]pp; 6pp of publisher's ads at rear, in addition to endpapers. Pencil ownership inscription to front blank, dated 1883. A square copy, cloth darkened on spine, with minor losses at head and tail; title-page and first leaf of text largely detached but just holding; paper lightly toned, but free from soil: Good. "A thinly veiled account of political corruption and intrigue in the nation's capital" (ANB). BAL 11.

Price: $250.00

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