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ADAMS, John (1735–1826). A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America against the attack of M. Turgot in his letter to Dr. Price… London: printed for John Stockdale, 1794. 3 volumes, 8vo. Engraved portrait frontispiece in Volume I by Hall after Copley. Later half olive morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titling and centerpieces in compartments, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, stamp–signed by Monastery Hill Bindery (spines gently sunned, tips a trifle bit rubbed). SECOND ENGLISH EDITION, third edition overall and the final edition of Adams’s completed work. The Monthly Review (1787, Volume 76) called it the “best anti–democratic treatise” and a “warm defence of the Constitution of Great Britain”. Howes A–60; Sabin 235.
 ADAMS, John (1735–1826). A Defence of the Constitutions of ...
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