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The speeches of Henry Clay, delivered in the Congress of the United States...

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Call Number: E337.8 .C6
Creator: Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Genre: U.S. Politics and Government
Publication: Philadelphia, H.C. Carey & I. Lea; New York, G. & C. Carvill
Date: 1827
Citation: Speeches of Henry Clay
Description: The book is intact except for the partially detached first signature. The papers appears acidic and slightly brittle. The binding is abraded at the edges; the rear board is detached, with the spine partially so - the upper one third of the spine is missing. This book has the autographs of Francis T. Brooke and Francis E. Brooke on fly-leaf. On cover: Library of Virginia. Presented by Judge Francis T. Brooke.
Restoration Needs: The book's text block will be surface cleaned and deacidified non-aqueously. The folios of the book will be mended and guarded with Japanese paper. Spine will be treated, leather consolidated and the original binding will be restored. The book will also get a Japanese paper laminate reback and the original spine will be remounted. The book will also receive a custom clamshell box.

This title was adopted and conserved in memory of Sara Bearss.


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