8vo (7 x 5 1/4 inches). 222 pp. Eight hand-colored engraved plates. Original gilt-decorated green cloth. Some light wear at extremities and to the boards; pale browning and occasional foxing internally, bookseller's blindstamp on title. FIRST EDITION. Bookseller Inventory # 402726
Title: Life of George Washington; Embracing ...
Publisher: Lindsay and Blakiston
Publication Date: 1845
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description (Stereotyped by J. Fagan for) Lindsay and Blakiston, Philadelphia: ., 1847. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 222 p. + 8 full page plates. Bookplate of New Horizons, a gift of Rosemary Hall School June 17, 1863. Early manuscript inscription of Simeon Baldwin from his father Jan. 1, 1848. Manuscript ownership of Roger Sherman Baldwin, 1883. Simeon Baldwin (1761-1851) was son-in-law of Roger Sherman (patriot of the Revolutionary and Constitutional era), and father of Roger Sherman Baldwin (1793-1863) an American politician who served as the 32nd Governor of Connecticut from 1844 to 1846 and a United States Senator from 1847 to 1851. As a lawyer, R.S. was most notable for his participation in the 1841 Amistad case. Plates beginning to brown. Front hinge cracked. 180 mm. Original green cloth binding embossed in blind. Front board decorated with a scene in gilt of two of Washington's soldiers crossing the Delaware. Spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Head and tail of spine worn with slight loss. Corners worn with loss. Hardbound. Very Good. PAIMP 24. Seller Inventory # ALEX321