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MAYO, Robert. Political sketches of eight years in washington; in four parts, with annotations to each...

Baltimore. Published by Fielding Lucas Jr. et al., 1839. First edition.
8vo. The first part, all published. viii, [1], vi-x, [1], 12-216pp. With a folding facsimile. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, chipping and splitting to head and foot of spine. Later bookplates to FEP, stamps, both ink and blind, of the Macalester Library to FEP and recto and verso of title page, foxed throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP: 'Presented to Mr. Russell with the respects of the author. June 25th 1839. Philadelphia'.
A presentation copy of the sole edition of the only published part of Robert Mayo's (1784-1864) vitriolic attack upon the administration of president of the United States Andrew Jackson (1767-1845); in particular his perceived support of president of the Republic of Texas Sam Houston (1793-1863), in his desire to annex Mexican territory.
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref: 19159