Octavo, four volumes, [viii] 464pp, 500pp, 513pp, 532pp. Morocco bindings, gilt title over red morocco label on spine, heavy wear to spine. Occasional foxing throughout. Portrait of Jefferson opposite title page. Foldout map of constitution in Volume 1 complete, with tears at seams. (Sabin 35891)
Comments: Volume one begins with a short description written by Jefferson himself at the age of 77 and closes with a journal kept by himself while Secretary of State. The rest of the volumes contains the correspondences of Jefferson from 1775 until June 1826, shortly before his death.