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Marshall, John (1755-1835) The Life of George Washington.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
237
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Marshall, John (1755-1835) The Life of George Washington. Philadelphia: C.P. Wayne, 1805 [-1807].
Five octavo text volumes, with the atlas volume from another set (and perhaps another edition), text volumes bound in uniform contemporary diced russia, gilt tooled spines with labels, scuffed, 8 1/2 x 5 in.; the atlas volume with engraved title, and ten hand-colored maps, ex library, the first map with a library stamp, contemporary label on front board, half leather, boards detached, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (6)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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George Washington, John, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Graphic design, Octavo, Paper art, Print production, Philadelphia

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