Thomas Jefferson: Writings (Library of America)

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The most comprehensive one-volume selection of Jefferson ever published. Contains the "Autobiography," "Notes on the State of Virginia," public and private papers, including the original and revised drafts of the Declaration of Independence, addresses, and 287 letters.

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Jefferson, Thomas; Merrill D. Peterson (editor) wrote the notes & selected the texts for this volume.
Editorial: Library of America, New York (1984)
ISBN 10: 094045016X ISBN 13: 9780940450165
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Descripción Library of America, New York, 1984. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1st Edition. SPLENDID: NEW Library of America First Edition hardcover (orig. 1984) 1st printing, excellent matt-cream LOA slipcase w/ double-ruled gilt borders & LOA-logo gilt-stamped on front panel & w/ sharp new edges & corners, new navy-blue Brillianta silk-finish fabric-over-boards cover w/ sjharp new edges & corners & titles & LOA-colophon handsomely gold-stamped on spine, immaculate smooth-cut text-block exterior, new Smyth-sewn binding w/ tight signatures & blue & white-checked cloth bands at spine caps & blue silk page-marker ribbon, impeccable white-on-blue LOA-logo-patterned card-stock end-papers, pristine interior printed in remarkably clear 10-point Linotron Galliard on superb acid-free Olin Nyallite pap. * 5.0" x 8.12" x 2.00", 1.18 kg, 1600 pp. / With slipcase: 5.36" x 8.48" x 2.24", 1.28 kg * CONTENTS: Autobiography (1), A Summary View of the Rights of British America (103), Notes on the State of Virginia (123), Public Papers (327), Addresses, Messages & Replies (487), Miscellany (567), Letters (709); Chronology (1519), Note on the Texts (1532), Notes (1549), Index (1573) * Third President of the United States, author of the Declaration of Independence, spokesman for democracy & the republic, Thomas Jefferson had an extraordinary variety of speculative interests. These are now fully represented in the most comprehensive testimony to his greatness ever to appear in a single volume. He was exceptionally controversial in his own time & many of his ideas remain the subject of national debate. In his arguments for a system of general education, for local rather than central authority, for caution in international affairs, for religious & intellectual freedom, & for economic & social justice, Jefferson defined, at the moment of the nation's formation, the issues that still frame our political life. This volume & its broad selection of texts spanning Jefferson's long career will give the reader the opportunity to reassess one of our most influential presidents. His "First Inaugural Address" is a resounding statement of faith in a democracy of enlightened people. His "Notes on the State of Virginia" & his letters to his political allies, scientific colleagues, family members & friends are an invaluable record of the landscape, life & daily concerns of Americans in the Revolutionary & early national eras, & also at times provide fervent & witty rejoinders to European representations of the American scene. Extensively read (his library of 10,000 volumes became the foundation of the Library of Congress) & widely traveled (as American minister in Paris during the French Revolution, he reported its events w/ informed sympathy), Jefferson wrote w/ ease & spontaneity about architecture (he helped plan the nation's capital), gardening, religion, literature, botany, education (he founded the University of Virginia), the habits of his fellow citizens, &, of course, his beloved Monticello. His prose has an energy, clarity & charming off-handedness consistent w/ his conviction that style in writing should impose no barrier between the most educated & the most common reader. For those who want a renewed sense of the opportunity for human freedom that the United States represented to its founders, this is an indispensable book. * Merrill Peterson, editor of this volume, is Professor of History at the University of Virginia & author of the acclaimed "Thomas Jefferson & the New Nation: A Biography." * The Library of America is an award-winning, nonprofit program dedicated to publishing America's best & most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as "the most important book-publishing project in the nation's history" (Newsweek), this acclaimed series is restoring America's literary heritage in "the finest-looking, longest-lasting edition ever made" (New Republic). Nº de ref. de la librería 007820

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Jefferson, Thomas
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Jefferson, Thomas; Merrill D. Peterson (editor) wrote the notes & selected the texts for this volume.
Editorial: Library of America, New York (1984)
ISBN 10: 094045016X ISBN 13: 9780940450165
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Descripción Library of America, New York, 1984. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1st Edition. SPLENDID: NEW Library of America First Edition hardcover (orig. 1984) 10th printing (c. 2006), excellent matt-cream LOA slipcase w/ double-ruled gilt borders & LOA-logo gilt-stamped on front panel & w/ sharp new edges & corners, new navy-blue Brillianta silk-finish fabric-over-boards cover w/ sjharp new edges & corners & titles & LOA-colophon handsomely gold-stamped on spine, immaculate smooth-cut text-block exterior, new Smyth-sewn binding w/ tight signatures & blue & white-checked cloth bands at spine caps & blue silk page-marker ribbon, impeccable white-on-blue LOA-logo-patterned card-stock end-papers, pristine interior printed in remarkably clear 10-point Linotron Galliard on superb acid-free Olin Nyallite pap. * 5.0" x 8.12" x 2.00", 1.18 kg, 1600 pp. / With slipcase: 5.36" x 8.48" x 2.24", 1.28 kg * CONTENTS: Autobiography (1), A Summary View of the Rights of British America (103), Notes on the State of Virginia (123), Public Papers (327), Addresses, Messages & Replies (487), Miscellany (567), Letters (709); Chronology (1519), Note on the Texts (1532), Notes (1549), Index (1573) * Third President of the United States, author of the Declaration of Independence, spokesman for democracy & the republic, Thomas Jefferson had an extraordinary variety of speculative interests. These are now fully represented in the most comprehensive testimony to his greatness ever to appear in a single volume. He was exceptionally controversial in his own time & many of his ideas remain the subject of national debate. In his arguments for a system of general education, for local rather than central authority, for caution in international affairs, for religious & intellectual freedom, & for economic & social justice, Jefferson defined, at the moment of the nation's formation, the issues that still frame our political life. This volume & its broad selection of texts spanning Jefferson's long career will give the reader the opportunity to reassess one of our most influential presidents. His "First Inaugural Address" is a resounding statement of faith in a democracy of enlightened people. His "Notes on the State of Virginia" & his letters to his political allies, scientific colleagues, family members & friends are an invaluable record of the landscape, life & daily concerns of Americans in the Revolutionary & early national eras, & also at times provide fervent & witty rejoinders to European representations of the American scene. Extensively read (his library of 10,000 volumes became the foundation of the Library of Congress) & widely traveled (as American minister in Paris during the French Revolution, he reported its events w/ informed sympathy), Jefferson wrote w/ ease & spontaneity about architecture (he helped plan the nation's capital), gardening, religion, literature, botany, education (he founded the University of Virginia), the habits of his fellow citizens, &, of course, his beloved Monticello. His prose has an energy, clarity & charming off-handedness consistent w/ his conviction that style in writing should impose no barrier between the most educated & the most common reader. For those who want a renewed sense of the opportunity for human freedom that the United States represented to its founders, this is an indispensable book. * Merrill Peterson, editor of this volume, is Professor of History at the University of Virginia & author of the acclaimed "Thomas Jefferson & the New Nation: A Biography." * The Library of America is an award-winning, nonprofit program dedicated to publishing America's best & most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as "the most important book-publishing project in the nation's history" (Newsweek), this acclaimed series is restoring America's literary heritage in "the finest-looking, longest-lasting edition ever made" (New Republic). Nº de ref. de la librería 007821

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Descripción Library of America, 1984. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Hardcover in slip case. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. Nº de ref. de la librería 1210230085

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Descripción Library of America August 1984, 1984. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Subscription edition. Blue hardcover in cream-colored slipcase, just removed from shrinkwrap for store sale. Nº de ref. de la librería 130759

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