Alexander Hamilton Private Press - Journal of Samuel Kirkland.


Alexander Hamilton Private Press - Journal of Samuel Kirkland.

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The Journal of Samuel Kirkland, November, 1764 - February, 1765. 8vo, 22cm, pp.[viii], 20, colophon, The Alexander Hamilton Private Press, Clinton, New York, 1966.

Handset in Garamont Monotype and printed on laid paper. Lithographic portrait frontispiece by austin Briggs. One of 150 copies (this marked "Presentation"). Grey cloth with printed label superimposed on the upper board, yellow endpapers. A fine copy with various ephemera loosely inserted at the rear.

First edition and first book of the Press. All work was done by the Staff of the Press in the basement of Root Hall.

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