[Americana] (Dallas, Alexander James)
An Exposition of the Character day of the War between the United States and Great Britain
Concord, N.H.: Isaac and Walter R. Hill, 1815. 12mo. (1)-108pp. Later 19th century yellow oil cloth over contemporary sheep. Text block re-sewn, lightly to moderately toned, scattered foxing and soiling to text, a few small marginal paper flaws, trimmed. American Imprints 34514 (recording one institutional holding of the Concord, N.H. printing); Sabin 18309; OCLC 100092066.

Alexander James Dallas (1759-1817), U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1814-1816; his recommendations in regard to a protective tariff were the basis of American policy for the next 30 years. He was father of George Mifflin Dallas, who served as Vice President of the United States from 1845-49.

This work was also published during the year 1814 in Baltimore, Boston, Middlebury, Vermont, Petersburg, Virginia, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.


Estimate $120-180


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Sold for $94 (buyer's premium included)