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Washington, George
Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress, Written, during the War between the United Colonies and Great Britain, by His Excellency George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Forces, Now President of the United States.
Printed for Cadell Junior and Davies, G.G. and J. Robinson, B. and J. White, W. Otridge and Son, J Debrett, R. Faulder, and T. Egerton, London, 1795. First British edition of Washington's Official Letters to the American Congress, issued during his second term as President of the United States. Octavo, two volumes bound in three quarters calf over marbled boards with gilt tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, morocco spine labels lettered in gilt. In very good condition. Armorial bookplates to the pastedowns. American statesman and soldier George Washington served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and later presided over the 1787 convention that drafted the United States Constitution. He is popularly considered the driving force behind the nation's establishment and came to be known as the "father of the country," both during his lifetime and to this day. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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