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Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces


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MARSHALL, John. 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. To Which Is Prefixed, an Introduction, Containing a Compendious View of the Colonies Planted by the English on the Continent of North America. London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1804-1807. 5 Vols. xxxvi,579;viii,633,[1];viii,572;viii,684;viii,843,[1] pp. Frontises., portraits, plates, folding maps. Complete with all 16 plates and maps. Later gilt-ruled full red calf, gilt-ruled raised spine bands, brown morocco spine labels, gauffered edges, gilt inner border marbled endpapers, A.e.g. A very good set. HOWES M-317, "best" edition. Published simultaneously with the American edition, it adds 5 plates not in the Philadelphia edition. Sabin 44788, "The only complete edition of this indispensable work, the Colonial History being omitted in the later American editions." "After the able, accurate, and comprehensive work of Chief Justice Marshall, it would be presumptuous to attempt a historical biography of Washington"-Jared Sparks. Extra-illustrated with 43 additional portraits (including two folding) and 35 plates (including one double-page. Some of the portraits include George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Madison, Thaddeus Kosciuszko, and Lord Cornwallis. Also includes views of the City of Washington, the Capitol, and others. Bookseller Inventory # 69899

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