Octavo, [iii], 94pp, [6 blank]. Red morocco, gilt title on spine. Rebacked by Vernon Wiering, as noted on paste down on rear endpaper. Pencil marks on endpapers and flyleaf. Withdrawn stamp on front endpaper. Inscribed by John Quincy Adams to the Lawrenceville Lyceum on tipped-in leaf at front.
Comments: Following the death of Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette, former President John Quincy Adams gave a three hour eulogy before the House of Representatives. This inscribed copy was given to the Lawrenceville Lyceum, a school dedicated to Adult Education in the early 19th Century.