Thoughts on the Nature of Civil Government and Strictures of Modern Politics

By: Humbert, Jonas

Price: $175.00

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Originally printed by Wilson & Kirk, 299 Broadway, 1797, a 12mo pamphlet, 69 pages. " A-D in sixes, E-6 with Sig. E2 on leaf no. 3), F-5 (with F2 as 3rd leaf). This is a negative photostatic print, made Sept 15, 1941, by Charles Humbert (an apparent descendant of the original author), from the copy in the Library of the Historical Society of Pennylvania, Philadelphia. "Very rare: their copy is probably unique. Not in Sabin nor Evans nor the Union Catalogue of the Library of Congress" (This from a typed title page on the book, with these pencil notes: "Custom bound in full brown library buckram, gold stamped. Heavy boards, large 4to size, wide margins for reference notoes. With 2 pp of memo following p. 69 and 4 blanks at back for additional records." First page of the negative has signature of Chas. D. Humbert. Jonas Humbert appears to have been a baker in New York, and an erudite one, having written this pamphlet, as well as a paper on the importance of regulating the inspection of flour in the state of New York. A very rare copy of an exceedingly rare pamphlet from the early days of the U.S.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: Thoughts on the Nature of Civil Government and Strictures of Modern Politics

Author Name: Humbert, Jonas

Categories: Americana, Antiquarian/Rare, History: U.S. & North America,

Publisher: Charles D. Humbert: 1941

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002070

Keywords: Early America Politics; New York,