Biographia Americana; or a Historical and Critical Account of the Lives, Actions, and Writings, of the Most Distinguished Persons in North America; from the First Settlement to the Present Time.

French, Benjamin

Published by D. Mallory, Publisher, New York, 1825
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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First edition. Full leather, somewhat marbled. vii, 356 pp. With a frontis portrait of Fisher Ames and an illustrated half title. A collection of short biographies of many important early Americans, ranging from George Washington to George Clymer, and including Aaron Burr, William Bainbridge, John Hancock, Edward Preble and many others. FAIR/GOOD condition. Front cover very tenuously attached, threatening to detach with any further handling. Moderate to heavy scuffing to the leather, especially the extremities and spine. Small bookplate of Amos Tuck French on the inside front cover. Old bookseller's catalog description glued to the inside cover. Several signatures present. Dampstaining present to the lower page edges intermittently throughout, with moderate to heavy foxing. Sabin 25851. Bookseller Inventory # 009244

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Title: Biographia Americana; or a Historical and ...

Publisher: D. Mallory, Publisher, New York

Publication Date: 1825

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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