“A GREAT AND PERHAPS FATAL WAR”
UNITED STATES CONGRESS. Acts Passed by Congress… 11th, 12th & 13th Congress. Washington, 1810-1815. Seven volumes. First editions of the first official collected printings of congressional acts, printed for use by the House and Senate, containing laws and treaties enacted under President Madison as the nation faced its first war since the ratification of the Constitution—the War of 1812, these exceptional association copies from the library of leading senator Stephen Row Bradley, whose powerful support for Madison was tested by strong opposition to the war, in scarce original wrappers. $4500.