"THE OLDEST FUNCTIONING WRITTEN CONSTITUTION IN THE WORLD"
(MASSACHUSETTS) (CONSTITUTION) ADAMS, John. Constitution of the State of Massachusetts. Brookfield, 1805.
First Brookfield edition of the 1780 Massachusetts Constitution, preceded by the same year's first Boston edition—"one of the great enduring documents of the American Revolution"—published together in one volume with the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and Washington's 1796 Farewell Address, this Brookfield edition issued same year as the Boston first edition, stating: "Printed by Order of the General Court of the Common-Wealth of Massachusetts," in original boards. $950.