MONROE, James (1758-1831). A View of the Conduct of the Executive, in the Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Mission to the French Republic, During the Years 1794, 5, & 6. Philadelphia, Printed by and for Benj. Franklin Bache, 1797.
8vo (226 x 145 mm). (Spotting and toning.) Period paper-backed boards, later printed paper label to spine, edges uncut (rebacked, some soiling and damp stains to covers). FIRST EDITION of Monroe's defense of his term as Minister to France. Evans 3249; Howes M-727; Larned 1661; Sabin 50020. [With:] WALDO, Samuel Putnam (1780-1826). The Tour of James Monroe, President of the United States, through the Northern and Eastern States, in 1817... Hartford: Silas Andrus, 1820. 12mo (182 x 110 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait. (Some spotting and toning.) Original sheep (modern rebacking, contemporary sides laid over later boards; rubbing to extremities); slipcase. Second edition of Waldo's detailed account of President James Monroe's 1817 tour of the United States. Howes W-29; Sabin 101012.
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