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The Life of General Washington: First President of the United States Written by Himself. Comprising His Memoirs and Correspondence As Prepared by Him for Publication Including Several Original Letters Now First Printed
London: Office of the National Illustrated Library, Strand. 1852 - Description: London: Office of the National Illustrated Library, Strand, 1852. Second Edition. In good condition, overall. Full calf leather, with gilt border to both front and rear boards. Spine decorated in elaborative gilt. Joints, and the tops of the spines are worn. Five raised bands to both spines with a bright red label to the second compartment, and a dark red label to the third compartment. Both labels contain titling. Volume 1. – 443 pp. Volume 2. – 423 pp. Page edges are marbled, as well as the paste downs and the front free end papers. Both volumes contain a ‘Edward Talbot Day Foxcroft’ bookplate on the front paste down. Both also contain a frontispiece with a tissue guard opposite an illustrated title page. The title page also contains a vignette and is foxed in both volumes. A very nice set. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – top worn and split (mm) to the top of volume 1. Joints – good condition – worn, but solid. Corners – very good condition. Boards – very good condition – marked, gilt edges to the boards. Page edges – very good condition – marbled. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition. Paste downs – very good condition – bookplate. End papers – very good condition – marbled. Title – good condition – foxed. Pages – good condition – foxed. Binding – good condition – attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1852 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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