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21. The Constitution of the United States of America.

The Constitution of the United States of America, with a preface by Warren E. Burger and an introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin, 1987.

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The Arion Press, in association with the Library of Congress, published this edition of the United States Constitution on the bicentenary of its framing in 1987. Chief Justice of the United States Burger and Librarian of Congress Boorstin contributed appreciations of the document. An inexpensive offset reproduction was issued by the U. S. Government Printing Office the same year.

Format: 10-1/2 by 6-1/2 inches, 64 pages. Initial letters drawn and illuminated in gold, red, and blue by Thomas Ingmire. The type is handset Deepdene. The paper was handmade specially for this edition by the Twinrocker Paper Mill in Indiana. Bound in full limp vellum with red vellum laces and blue titling, in blue cloth slipcase with blue cloth chemise. Edition of 500 copies, $500.00. Out of print.

Constitution spread

Constitution cover

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