Sale 18BP01 | Lot 12

[WASHINGTON, GEORGE] MARSHALL, JOHN. The Life of George Washington...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 12
[WASHINGTON, GEORGE] MARSHALL, JOHN. The Life of George Washington...
London: Richard Phillips by T. Gillet, 1804-07. First English octavo edition. Five volumes. Later half red morocco gilt. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (21.5 x 14 cm); Frontispiece portrait, 2 folding plates, 10 folding maps, engraved vignette at end of volume III, a printed slip announcing volume V tipped-in at front of volume IV and another tipped-in at front of volume V. Dampstaining affecting the title pages, frontispieces, and maps at front and rear of volumes I-III but not affecting the 8 maps bound into volume V, foxing, some repair and splits to maps, offset to leaf in volume 2 from newspaper clipping, wear to joint on volume V.
Marshall's definitive biography, complete with maps of revolutionary interest. Howes M317 ("best edition"); Sabin 44788.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

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