Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr, (Late Vice President of the United States,) for Treason, and for Misdemeanor, in Preparing the Means of a Military Expedition Against Mexico, a Territory of the King of Spain, with Whom the United States Were at Peace, in the Circuit Court of the United States, Held at the City of Richmond, in the District of Virginia, in the Summer Term of the Year 1807, to Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing the Arguments and Evidence in Support and Defence of the Motion Afterwards Made by the Counsel for the United States, to Commit A. Burr, H. Blannerhassett and I. Smith, to Be Sent for Trial to the State of Kentucky, for Treason or Misdemeanor, Alleged to Be Committed There. [Volume 1 Only of 2 Volumes.]
Very Good. Item #5635
Philadelphia: Hopkins and Earle, 1808. Second Edition. Volume One only of a two volume set. This copy is from the library of journalist and White House speechwriter William Safire.
Octavo; 596 pp. Contemporary calf binding with red and black title labels on spine with lettering in gold. All edges bright yellow. Cover has expected edge wear with title plates chipped on edges. Front and back hinges starting, but binding remains sound. Previous owner's name (illegible) written in ink on top edge of front free endpaper. All other pages are clean and unmarked. [Howes B1013].