Twelve (12) Thomas Jefferson Related books, including THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON and THE LIFE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1854-1859. 1st-9th items: THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, Vols. I-IX, edited by H.A. Washington, Vols. I-II published by John C. Riker, New York, 1854 and 1857, Vols. II-IX published by Derby and Jackson, New York, 1859. Octavos, 5,486 total marble edged pages, Vol. I with one (1) engraved portrait vignette frontispiece of Jefferson with tissue paper guard. 10th-12th items: THE LIFE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, Vols. I-III, by Henry S. Randall, LL.D., published by Derby and Jackson, New York, 1858. Octavos, 2,070 total marble edged pages, Vol. I with a two (2) engraved frontispieces, one (1) depicting Thomas Jefferson and one (1) depicting Monticello with tissue paper guard, and one (1) fold out facsimile of a handwritten Declaration of Independence. All books are hardbound in three-quarter brown leather with marbled-paper sides, gilt lettering to spine, five raised hubs, marbled endpapers. Previous owner inscriptions from a Nashville, TN individual to front end papers. Approximately 9 1/4" H x 6 3/8" W x 1 7/8" D. Provenance: the estate of Dr. John M. Tudor, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition. Wear, areas of rubbing/scuffs to paper sides, loss to leather, corners bumped. Pages with toning/acid burn, foxing spots, tears, to be expected with age. Some volumes with removed from end papers.
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