“THE MONTICELLO EDITION” OF JEFFERSON’S WRITINGS
JEFFERSON, Thomas. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. Washington, D.C.: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association, 1903-05. Twenty volumes. Octavo, original full red cloth, top edge gilt, uncut and mostly unopened. $2000.
“The Monticello Edition” of the Writings of Thomas Jefferson, with numerous illustrations and facsimiles of important documents, including a draft of the Declaration of Independence.
This comprehensive collection includes for the first time in their entirety, Jefferson's autobiography, Notes on the State of Virginia, his parliamentary manual, official papers, messages and addresses, and other writing both official and private, including correspondence. Editors Andrew Lipscomb and Albert Ellery Bergh also provide a comprehensive analytical index.
Interior fine, modest wear to original cloth and spine labels, small stain to spine of Volume I.