New York: Scholar's Facsimiles & Reprints, 1943. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. Item #6792
Octavo. xiv, 23, , v-xvi pp. Facsimile. Signed and inscribed the year of publication by Abernethy on the front free endpaper. As issued, in publisher's cloth with printed paper title label on the front cover. Spine sunned and hinges a little loose. Nevertheless, a presentable copy of an uncommon edition.
This is a fantastic facsimile of an important tract by Jefferson. Includes facsimiles of the title pages of the first and second edition as well as the Arthur Lee preface to the London edition. The scholarly apparatus includes a list of manuscript corrections by Jefferson to his own copy now held by the Library of Congress. A remarkable work. Uncommon.