Famous Provenance


Famous Provenance


We have many books which have an impressive heritage, the most notable being Gen Washington's copy of Corbin's Code de Louis XIII, 1628. We have several works signed by Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, as well as Brockholst Livingston who was associate counsel in celebrated trials of Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, Richard Harison and Egbert Benson, James Alexander, attorney on the landmark John Peter Zenger case, as well as John Chambers who was the substitute attorney in that same case and uncle to John Jay. We have just shy of twenty titles from Chief-Justice John Jay's library, each with his signature. We have several more signed by the hand of his eldest son Peter A. Jay

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