1834 Primer Explains the U.S. Constitution Moulton, R.K., Compiler. The Constitutional Guide; Comprising the Constitution of the United States; with Notes and Commentaries from the Writings of Justice Story, Chancellor Kent, James Madison, and Other Distinguished American Citizens. Originally published: New York: G. & C. Carvill & Co., 1834. v, 148 pp. Reprinted 2008, 2014 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584777540; ISBN-10: 1584777540. Hardcover. New. $34.95. * Reprint of the first edition. Dedicated to the "People of the United States," this is a layman's edition of the U.S. Constitution. As the sub-title indicates, the text is annotated liberally with excerpts from Story and other distinguished writers. The annotations give us an idea of how the Constitution was understood in the early 1830s. They also form a handy digest of important commentaries linked to the passages they analyze. Sabin 51133. Cohen 2864. Bauer 363.
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