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THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON: Commander in Chief of the American Forces During the War which Established the Independence of His Country, and First President of the United States. Compiled under the Inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from Original Papers Bequeathed to Him by His Deceased Relative. Second Edition, Revised and Corrected by the Author. In Two Volumes.

Marshall, John.

Published by James Crissy, Philadelphia, 1839
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2 volumes, original full sheep with morocco lettering pieces, small octavos, iv, 460, 42, vii; 448, 32, v pp., engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington by J. B. Longacre after the painting by G. Stuart in first volume, marbled endpapers. The work was originally published in 1804-07 in 5 volumes with a separate atlas volume of 10 maps. The second edition was first published in 1832 and included the maps which are omitted in this later reprint. Sabin notes that the 2 edition does not include "the early Continental history." Sabin 44789. Scuffing to leather, but no tears or splits, externally very good, internally fine. Bookseller Inventory # 20489

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Title: THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON: Commander in ...

Publisher: James Crissy, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1839

Edition: Later printing of the second edition

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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