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John Marshall
1804 1st ED Life of Washington John Marshall 5 volumes + Atlas Color Maps RARE
Philadelphia: CP Wayne, 1804. The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces, During the War Which Established the Independence of his Country and First President of the United States. Compiled under the Inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington from Original Papers Bequeathed to him by his Deceased Relative, And Now in Possession of the Author to which is prefixed, An Introduction, containing A compendious View of the Colonies Planted by the English on the Contenent of North America, From their Settlement to the Commencement of that war which Terminated in Their Independence. By John Marshall, printed and published by C.P. Wayne, Philadelphia, 1804 through 1807. First edition (Howes M317). Five volumes of text are first edition, all bound in full leather with marbled endpapers. There are two book plates inside the front cover of each of these volumes. There is also a name and numbers and date on title page of each volume. Bindings are sound and tight. There is moderate to heavy foxing throughout all five of the text volumes. Spines decorated in gilt. There is moderate rubs and wear to edges and extremities of covers and bumps and wear to corners and edges. Volume 5 has a good chip out of the top of spine which you can see in the photos. The books are octavo sized, measuring approximately 6 by 9 inches with Volume 5 being the thickest of the volumes. Volume I contains frontispiece portrait of George Wasington (an etching) published 1804: [24] 488 [45]; Volume II published 1804: [8] 560 [72]; Volume III, published 1804: [8] 580 [28]; Volume IV … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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