WORKS. Comprising His Life, Correspondence and Speeches. Edited by Calvin Colton and A History of Tariff Legislation (1812-1896) by William McKinley

(New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1904).

AN IMPORTANT COLLECTED EDITION OF ONE OF THE MOST EMINENT AMERICAN STATESMEN, THE "GREAT COMPROMISER" AND ONE OF THE "GREAT TRIUMVIRATE" WHO DOMINATED AMERICAN POLITICS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Presented here in its most deluxe format, this fine limited edition of only 400 copies.
Clay was the eldest of the Triumvirate, which also included Daniel Webster and John C. Calhoun. Extremely active in politics Clay served at various times as Secretary of State and in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The collection also includes a history of tariff legislation by Late President William McKinley. Item #31201

10 volumes. The fine “Connoisseur’s Federal Edition” limited to 400 signed and numbered sets. With attractive frontispiece plates from various sources and decorated titles. 8vo, in contemporary 3/4 black Morocco over marbled boards, gilt ruled on the backs and corner-pieces, the spines with gilt ruled bands, gilt ruling at the heads and tails, two gilt framed compartments gilt lettered and additional gilt lettering at the foot, t.e.g. A very handsome set in fine condition, just the slightest bit of shelving at the tips.

Price: $6,850.00