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Title: 1871 Treaty of Washington - Confidential ...
Book Condition: Good
Book Description unspecified. Leather. Book Condition: GOOD. Leather; English language; No jacket; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; good condition; this confidential document was prepared for a Special Session of the US Senate, which met to consider ratification of the 1871 Treaty of Washington; first page quotes from Senate journal: 'May 10th 1871, treaty read the first time, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and, together with the message [from President Grant] and accompanying documents, ordered to be printed in confidence for the use of the Senate' - this appears to be a copy of that document; half bound in black leather with marbelled boards and endpapers; scuffing to edges of leather and some bumping to corners; gilt title on spine 'Treaty with Great Britain, 1871'; large fold-out maps are torn in places, usually (but not exclusively) along creases, which suggests the necessary scrutiny they had to undergo, subsequent attempt to repair some tears with tape; the 1871 Treaty of Washington was a landmark treaty for relations between the USA, the UK and Canada and this item is an immensely significant, rare and interesting historical document. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 10094vin066