New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Limited edition from 1900, no. 281 of 1250 copies of the Memorial edition. Externally a bit worn but attractive two volume biography of George Washington, illustrated throughout with tissue-protected black and white plates plus color frontis plate in each volume. Three quarter red morocco leather over marbled boards, gilt spine lettering and decoration, top edges gilt, decorative endpapers, each volume about 10.5" x 7.25" x 1.25". Covers rubbed with some additional edgewear and chipping to the spine ends, spine darkened but gilt bright and clear, additional darkening to outer edges, good hinges, sound text block, short closed tear to bottom edge of volume I limitations page, occasional foxing, mainly to the margins of the plates and adjacent pages, pages otherwise clean with no names or other markings. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: George Washington. Memorial Edition. In Two ...
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Publication Date: 1900
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Limited Edition.
Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. A Very Good or Better set in 3/4 red leather with marbled boards, banded spine (sunned) and 'wallpaper' end-papers (clean, no markings). Gently rubbed/bumped corners; worn bottom edges due to shelf wear. Top Edge Gilt.A LIMITED edition of 1250 copies of which this is No.622. An in-depth biography of America's First President, starting with his family and youth and ending after the American Revolution and his retirement to farming. Illustrated with engravings - all tissue guards are in place. Each color frontis has just a tad of discoloration (approx.1/2" each) otherwise a perfectly clean tight set. Each volume has minor chips to foot of spine and is lacking approx. 1/8" to each crown. (International and priority postage at cost due to weight. Suggest media mail ). Insurance is included. A fabulous set. Seller Inventory # 003196