HAMILTON-BURR DUEL – [COLEMAN, William, ed.] A Collection of Facts and Documents, relative to the Death of Major=General Alexander Hamilton; with comments: together with the various Orations, Sermons, and Eulogies, that have been Published or Written on his Life and Character. New York: Printed by Hopkins and Seymour, for I. Riley and Co., 1804.

The first complete edition (issued originally in parts) of a memorial volume to the late Alexander Hamilton and purported to be a copy owned by Aaron Burr. "This collection (edited by one of Hamilton's warmest friends and admirers, who aimed to make it a fitting monument to him) included nearly every thing relating to his death—eulogies, resolutions of various societies, newspaper testimonials, and much else that could otherwise be found only by a reference to the papers of the day" (Ford 94). Howes C572 "a"; Sabin 14311.

Octavo (208 x 123mm). (Title page trimmed at top margin, browning to later pages.) Sheep boards (rebacked, red morocco label on front board: "AARON BURR"). Provenance: Aaron Burr? (label on front board).
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