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Washington, George
1796 First American Binding Arms the Unites States of America George Washington
Philadelphia, Sweitzer & Ormrod, December 10th, 1796. 32mo (4 1/6 x 2 4/5 inches). Original presentation binding. Contemporary full red morocco with doube-fillet panels with corner floral designs, with the coat of arms of the United States gold stamped in the center of front and back panels, gilt lettered label "legacy" and gold ornamental designs and double-fillet on spine. 89, (7) pages. - A complete copy with half title and all blank leaves (D5, D8, F6-F8).Very rare first book edition of George Washington's last address to Congress printed only three days after the speech was held. Printed together with Washington's Farewell Address by the same printer who had published its first book edition only a few weeks before. The Eight Annual Address to the Congress was George Wasingont's last public appearance as President. He expressed his desire for peace with France and recommends the establishment of a national law to protect American commerce. Washington also advocates the creation of federal civilian and military universities, seve. Viele weitere alte Landkarten, Graphiken und antiquarische Bücher in unserem ebay-shop! Wir kaufen auch an! [The first American binding with the coat of arms of the United States of America - And the first book edition of George Washington's last speech in Congress -] - Washington, George: Columbia's Legacy; or, Washington's valuable advice to his fellow citizens, published by him at the period of announcing his intention of retiring from public life at the expiration of the present constitutional term of the presidency of the United States. … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Antike Original-Graphik (antiquariat-voelkel) [Seubersdorf, Germany]
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