Signed book: Oration on the life and character of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette, Delivered at the request of both houses of the Congress of the United States, before them, in the House of Representatives at Washington, on the 31st December, 1834. First edition. Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1835. Hardcover rebound in full red morocco with brown spine, 5.5 x 8.75, 94 pages. Signed and inscribed on a slip tipped to the title page in ink, "David Spangler, from John Quincy Adams." A collector's pencil notation on the last page states that Adams was out of the country when this booklet was published, so he pre-inscribed slips for the printer to tip in and present to his friends. Autographic condition: fine, with some light staining. Book condition: VG/None.
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