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THE FIRST BOOK IN GEORGIAN ABOUT GEORGE WASHINGTON] Giorgi vashingt'oni (amerik'is ganmatavisuplebeli)/ targmnili n. barnabishvilis mier [i.e. George Washington (the Liberator of the United States of America/ Translated by N. Barnabishvili]
gamotsemuli z. ch'ich'inadzisagan, Tbilisi, 1891. 103 pp. 19.7x13.7 cm. Half-cloth with original wrappers preserved. Traces of the former private library label on the front cardboard. Otherwise near fine. Extremely rare first edition. THIS IS THE VERY FIRST BOOK IN GEORGIAN DEDICATED TO GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799). Published in 1891, the edition traces the life of the political leader, from the early childhood and education to the last days of his life. The text was translated by N. Barnabishvili and printed by the noted Georgian literary critic, historian, and book publisher Zakaria Chichinadze (1854-1931). No copies found in Worldcat. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Bookvica [Tbilisi, Georgia]
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