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FREEMAN, Douglas Southall, John Alexander Carroll, and Mary Wells Ashworth
George Washington: A Biography
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948-1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Handsome set of Freeman's exhaustive biography of George Washington, for which he was awarded his second Pulitzer Prize. The final volume was published posthumously, co-authored by John Alexander Calder and Mary Wells Ashworth. First Printing. Seven octavo volumes (23.75cm) navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spines and decorative elements blind-stamped on front covers; map endpapers; xxviii,549; x,464; xl,600; x,736; xviii,570; xlviii,529; xxvi,729pp; illus. Discreet ownership rubber-stamp "Garland R. Quarles / Winchester, Virginia" to pastedowns; some trivial wear to spine ends, occasional pinpoint rubbing to spine gilt, with faint price sticker shadows to base of spines; bindings sound, and uniformly clean throughout; Very Good+ or better.
Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books
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