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BOWEN, Catherine Drinker. Miracle at philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention - May to September 1787.

Boston. Little, Brown and Comapny, [1986]. Sixth edition.
8vo. xviii, [2], 346pp. With a photographic frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth-backed black paper boards, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, overall clean and crisp. Printed presentation card of Chief Justice Burger (who provided the foreword) pasted to recto of FFEP.
A history of the Philadelphia Convention, the 1787 meeting at which the United States Constitution was drafted, by Catherine Drinker Bowen (1897-1973), first printed in 1966.

Warren E. Burger (1907-1995), 15th chief justice of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1986.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 21950