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Monuments of Washington's Patriotism; Containing A Fac Simile Of His Public Accounts, Kept During The Revolutionary War.
Washington: Washington's Manual Labour School and Male Orphan Asylum, 1841. [8p], frontis, 104p, plates, facsimiles. 35cm. third edition. Black morocco; titling in gilt; gilt edges. Not quite in pieces. A good copy only.
Item #9595
Price: $60.00
The Life of George Washington. Commander in Chief of the American Army, through the Revolutionary War; and the First President of the United States. [Two volumes bound as one]
Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, 1860. Frontispiece, 223p; frontispiece, 218p. 19cm. Stamped brown cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Spine edges and edges worn; front free endpaper chipped, foxing. In good condition.
Item #20736
Price: $42.50
The History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as First President of the United States. George Washington, Clarence Bowen, ed.
The History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as First President of the United States
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. Frontispiece, xviii, 673p, illustrations, bibliography, index. 35cm. Bond in tan buckram with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine, medallions in gilt on the covers; all edges gilt. Copy number 563. Older former library copy with darkened spine label and small discard stamp on the title page and verso; Hobart College Library gift bookplate on the front cover paste down. This copy gifted by Clarence A. Seward (1828-1898) who was appointed acting assistant secretary of state to assist his cousin Frederick W. Seward who was wounded by Lewis Powell in the attempted assassination of then secretary of state William H. Seward. Covers somewhat soiled, corners rubbed, cloth on bottom cove joint rubbed. A very good copy with bright titling.
Item #20758
Price: $150.00
Episodes in the Life of George Washington
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. 226p, illustrations, index. 20cm. First edition. Orange cloth with blue titling. Signed presentation copy to Kersey's son. Spine slightly faded, front cover silhouette slightly rubbed. In very good condition.
Item #20740
Price: $37.50
Memoirs of the Mother and Wife of Washington.
Auburn: Derby & Miller, 1853. Frontispiece, 248p. 18cm. New edition, revised and enlarged. Stamped brown cloth wit titling in gilt on the spine. Corners bumped, wear to the spine ends; not too detracting stains on the covers; frontispiece and title page foxed, tissue guard torn; prior owner's neat signature on the front fly leaf; still, in better than good condition.
Item #20744
Price: $32.50
Life of Washington; A Biography, Personal, Military, and Political. [volumes 2 and 3]
New York: Virtue and Company, 1860. Volume two: double frontispiece, 740p, plates; volume three: double frontispiece, 652p, plates, index. 25cm. Bound in elaborate beveled brown morocco bindings with the title in gilt decoratively framed by floriated embossed designs and rules on the covers; gilt edged raised bands and titling in gilt on the spine; all edges gilt; doublures of simple, short rules in blind. This set for Annie Post with her name in gilt on the front covers. Corners rubbed, spines slightly rubbed, edges rubbed. In very good condition. [Volume one is included, with the same bindings as described, but cracked at the center and lacking pages 371-416.].
Item #20756
Price: $75.00
Little Lives of Great Men: Washington A Virginia Cavalier
New York: Rand McNally & Co. 1916. Frontispiece, 179p, illustrations. 16cm. First edition. Yellow cloth with brown titling. Review copy. Two corners slightly bumped, not to distracting small stain on the front cover. Still a bright copy in very good condition.
Item #20742
Price: $22.50
The Life and Times of George Washington. [2 volumes]. Compliments of the Yankee Doodle Comedian, Colonial Theater
New York: M. M. Belcher Publishing, 1903. Volume 1: Frontispiece, x, [2], 1016p, illustrations; volume 2: iv, [1], pp. 1017- 2032, illustrations. 24cm. Uniform bindings of maroon cloth with titling in gilt, red, and blue, and with oval photographic portrait of Cohan framed in gilt on the front covers; titling and illustration in gilt on the spine. Wear to the spine ends, with the joint cloth torn at the head of the spine of volume 2; corners bumped, rubbed; flecking of cloth especially in the bottom edges; front hinge of volume 1 starting to crack; fore edge damp stain seen mostly on the frontispiece, title page and following pages, slightly less noticeable on the succeeding page and plate fore edges; tear in the fore edge of one plate in volume two. An uncommon set in better than good condition.
Item #20748
Price: $200.00
The Life of Washington
Boston: Published by Ferdinand Andrews, 1839. Frontispiece, xix, 562p, plates. 25cm. First edition. Bound in stamped brown cloth with an illustration of Robert Mill's Washington Monument in gilt on the front cover; titling in gilt on the spine; all edges gilt. Corners are bumped, wear to the spine ends; front free endpaper and next pages pulled, but not cracked; the binder's stamp of "B. Bradley" of Boston on the front cover pastedown. A solid copy in very good condition.
Item #20751
Price: $100.00
A New Chapter in the Early Life of Washington in Connection with the Narrative History of the Potomac Company.
New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1856. 178p. 23cm. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Former library copy with bookplate, library stamp on one page. Damp stain on covers; edges faded; spine tilting faded; foxing, damp staining. In good condition.
Item #19082
Price: $45.00