Sale 17BP02 | Lot 29

[WASHINGTON, GEORGE - ATLAS] [MARSHALL, JOHN]. The Life of George Washington. Maps and Subscriber's Names.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 29
[WASHINGTON, GEORGE - ATLAS] [MARSHALL, JOHN]. The Life of George Washington. Maps and Subscriber's Names. Philadelphia: C....
Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne, 1807. First edition. Atlas volume only. Later three-quarters green morocco over marbled boards, rebacked and with renewed endpapers but preserving marbled flyleaves. 11 x 9 inches (28 x 23 cm); with 10 engraved maps (8 double-page), 22 pp. list of subscribers. Old dampstaining, worst at title and first maps, foxing and occasional marginal tears, one margin with early repair, minor chipping; Together with Legacies of Washington. Trenton: Sherman, Mershon & Thomas, 1800. Contemporary calf with red morocco spine label. With frontispiece portrait, list of subscribers and contents leaves at end. Some staining but an attractive copy in period binding, ownership signature. Evans 38995; Felcone 285; And three other works of Americana, including Nicolson's The Farmer's Assistant, Albany, 1814, in rebacked contemporary calf, an uncommon agricultural work, bookplate, foxing, but a sound copy.
Each of the maps in the present atlas are of Revolutionary interest. The lot five volumes.

Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $600 - $900
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