ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE COUNCIL AND CITIZENS OF BOSTON, ON THE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, JULY 4, 1889.

Boston: Printed by Order of the City Council, 1889. 64pp. Large octavo. Full brown pebbled morocco, lettered and decorated in gilt, a.e.g., stamped with city seal, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endsheets. Front free endsheet cracked at gutter at crown, light rubbing, otherwise a very nice, bright copy. Item #WRCLIT76207

First edition. The binding, although unsigned, was likely the work of a local binder and intended for copies for presentation.

Price: $65.00